Friday Review: Blood Hound (Hound of Eden #1) by James Osiris Baldwin

Blood Hound by James Osiris Baldwin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I usually start a review with a short, spoiler free synopsis of the book's plot, but as much as I tried, I couldn't put one together for this book. Not that there wasn't one, but it seemed to take a back seat to … Continue reading Friday Review: Blood Hound (Hound of Eden #1) by James Osiris Baldwin

Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive (Yo-Yo Files #2) And #1 is Still Free

Yes, we do have a title finally! I am calling this one "Snake's Alive". I plan on releasing it mid-June, and it will be available on Amazon, Smashwords, and all the usual e-book stores. We're working on the cover design now, so that will be revealed soon-ish! The first book in the series, "Five and … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive (Yo-Yo Files #2) And #1 is Still Free

Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos

Almost everybody loves the beach, right? It seems there is some scientific basis for that feeling, and that is a lovely reason to spend more time by the water: Water's Influence on the Brain With the rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria, new technologies are being explored to combat them: CRISPRS We all love dinosaurs, don't … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos

Monday Musings: Mid-April and Things Are Moving Along-

Maybe too fast! Too weeks from last Saturday, we are cooking chili again! Yes, that's right- ChiliCats and Rock'N'Roll Chili will be represented at the New England Regional Chili Cook Off at Pleasant View Golf Center in Somers, CT on May 6. This is a big cook off, with somewhere on the order of 50 … Continue reading Monday Musings: Mid-April and Things Are Moving Along-

Friday Review: The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington

The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington My rating: 4 of 5 stars In 2007, Arianna Huffington, the founder of the Huffington Post, collapsed from overwork and exhaustion. That incident prompted her to explore the need for sleep that most people in this overworked and overstressed world tend … Continue reading Friday Review: The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington

Wednesday Wanderings: Around and About in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

We went on a short vacation to visit friends in Eureka Springs, Arkansas from last Thursday to this Monday. We managed to pack a pretty good amount of stuff into those few days, including helping out at the AK State Chili Cook Off. So, this week, for our Wanderings, I am going to give you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Around and About in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Wednesday Wanderings: Thor Trailer, Gaelic Cover of “Africa”, Don’t Do These Things in Emails, and New Guinea Wild Dog Found

The first trailer for the new Thor: Ragnarok movie is out. It looks like it's going to be another good MCU film. "We're friends from work!" *snerk*: Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Here are the incredible students of Colaiste Lurgen with another amazing Gaelic language cover, this time of the Toto hit "Africa." If the beautiful harmonies and … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Thor Trailer, Gaelic Cover of “Africa”, Don’t Do These Things in Emails, and New Guinea Wild Dog Found

Monday Musings: I Made It Through Another Year

And that, of course, is a good thing. Because, well, we all know what the alternative is! I don't get all crazy about birthdays, or my age. I turned 62 on Friday, and really, it's not a big deal. I don't feel old, most of the time, anyway. Yeah, there are aches. My knees don't … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Made It Through Another Year