Hanging Baskets, Window Boxes, and Other Container Gardens: A Guide to Creative Small-Scale Gardening by David Joyce My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up this book because now that we live in a townhouse, we don't have a lot of space where we can put in our own gardens. We had a hanging … Continue reading Friday Review: Hanging Baskets, Window Boxes, and Other Container Gardens by David Joyce
And you thought you could make balloon animals. Wrong!: Balloon Animals Think color photography is a relatively new thing? Not really. Two French brothers invented a method for taking color photos in 1907. Here's a collection of, well, a lot, of color photos from the turn of the century: Color Photos By now, you should … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Balloon Animals, Turn of the Century Color Photos, Vocal Trio Performs Beatles Song, and Losing A Pet
I hope all you Dads out there had a really nice Father's Day, and were able to do whatever you wanted to, whether it looked like work or just chilling out and relaxing. The BaldMan did make dinner, but that's his relaxation time, although sometimes, you would not think it's so relaxing! He smoked some … Continue reading Monday Musings: Another Day, Another Week
I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest My rating: 4 of 5 stars Libby and May are best friends. They discovered each other when they were both excused from gym class, Libby due to injury and May because of her asthma. To fill the time, they create Princess X, a sword-bearing heroine who saves the … Continue reading Friday Review: I Am Princess X (Audiobook) by Cherie Priest, Read by Mary Robinette Kowal
The origin of the modern humans may be older that we thought: Oldest Human Fossils Discovered The routine isn't perfect, and falls away from the music at times, but it's pretty good nevertheless, and worth watching just to hear Disturbed's haunting version of "The Sound of Silence" again: French Skater's Free Skate Adam West, who … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Human Fossils, Skating to Disturbed, Batman Dies, and KFC in Space?
Finally! I really enjoyed writing this story, and I hope you enjoy reading it. I think the cover came out really well, and fits the story nicely. This is the second in my Yo-Yo Files series (yes, there are yo-yos. The toys, not the idiots!) This is what the series is about: Johnny is a … Continue reading Tuesday Tidings: It’s Release Day for Snake’s Alive!
If you remember, I have a new novelette releasing tomorrow. To prepare for that, I needed to get the files uploaded and through the preview and review processes on both Amazon and Smashwords. This is usually a pretty painless and easy process. And, for the most part, it was. Except- First, I got a notice … Continue reading Monday Musings: Trials and Tribulations
Sorry about the lack of review today. It was a busy week working on the final versions of the new book and getting it uploaded to Amazon and Smashwords so it will be there and ready next Tuesday. And, as if all the little details and fussy bits I had to deal with getting the … Continue reading Friday Funny: Truth
It's here! We have a cover for Snake's Alive! And I think it's pretty spiffy. Before we get to that, though, I wanted to let you know that I also have a release date. Snake's Alive, the Yo-Yo Files #2, is going to be available at the usual e-book retailers on or shortly after June 13. It … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive Cover Reveal, and Release Date
All fifty states summed up in a single photograph. These are pretty funny. although I take exception to the NH photo. We are not wrong!: Fifty Photos Renowned free climber Alex Honnold scaled the rock face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in under four hours. Not impressive enough? He did it without ropes or … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: 50 States in 50 Photos, Free Climb of El Capitan, Can Our Devices Work Together, and 48 Clean Jokes