Wednesday Wanderings: She-Ra Returns, Haunted Lighthouses, Twin Black Holes, and Pie Crust Designs You Can Do

Do you miss She-Ra, the Princess of Power? Or, more importantly, do you miss Swiftwind, her talking pegasus unicorn with telepathy? Well, grieve no more, because She-Ra is coming to Netflix: She-Ra Reboot Do you love ghosts? And lighthouses? Here are 19 haunted lighthouses for you to put on your bucket list: Haunted Lighthouses Some … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: She-Ra Returns, Haunted Lighthouses, Twin Black Holes, and Pie Crust Designs You Can Do

Tuesday Thoughts: Winter has Arrived

We, along with many other parts of the US, got snow this weekend. We were planning on going to get our Christmas tree on Saturday, but with that being the day of most snowfall, we put it off until the beginning of the week. We got maybe six inches or so. And I see we … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Winter has Arrived

Friday Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters (Audiobook)

The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is the second in Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody series, chronicling the adventures of Amelia Peabody Emerson and her husband, Radcliffe Emerson as they work to uncover the tombs of ancient pharaohs in Victorian era Egypt. In this installment, we begin … Continue reading Friday Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters (Audiobook)

Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Cold Remedies, 3000 Year Old Castle In Turkish Lake, Ninth Planet in Solar System, and Thor Live

Well, since last week was the Week of the Cold, here are some weird cold remedies from around the world: Weird Cold Remedies Researchers looking for evidence of the Lake Van monster in Turkey found something else when they dove into the water: a 3000 year-old castle: Lake Van Castle Does our solar system have … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Cold Remedies, 3000 Year Old Castle In Turkish Lake, Ninth Planet in Solar System, and Thor Live

Monday Musings: And She Rose, Blinking, Into the Light

Oh, look- the world is still out there! And all you lovely people, too. Hello! I know I have been MIA for a week or so and I apologize. Our family Thanksgiving was November 17 this year, due to scheduling, which seems to get more interesting every year. We had out of town company, as … Continue reading Monday Musings: And She Rose, Blinking, Into the Light

Tuesday Thoughts: NaNoWriMo and the rest of November

I am woefully behind, to the tune of over 2200 words! But that is mainly because our family Thanksgiving was last week, so that meant the usual no progress for a few days. So that means this week will be dedicated to catching up. Which I am sure I will be able to do. *fingers … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: NaNoWriMo and the rest of November

Friday Review: It’s November!

Yes, it is. And that means it it NaNoWriMo time. That's National Novel Writing Month for those who are unaware. I am doing NaNo this year, which means I am spending most of my time writing. Reviews may be a bit spotty this month, since trying to get 50K words in 30 days does end … Continue reading Friday Review: It’s November!

Wednesday Wanderings: Alexa Meets Big Mouth Bass, Climate Change Report, Restoring An Old Painting, and National Geographic Photos

Okay, I guess it was just a matter of time. The Alexa/Big Mouth Billy Bass hybrid!: Alexa Bass The news isn't good on climate change, this report says: Climate Change This restoration of a centuries old painting is incredible: Restoration And let's do another National Geographic slide show of awesome photos: National Geographic Photos ============================================================ … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Alexa Meets Big Mouth Bass, Climate Change Report, Restoring An Old Painting, and National Geographic Photos

Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 4 of 5 stars Amelia Peabody is a strong-willed, independent woman of the Victorian age. She has lived with and cared for her father, a scholar who passed on his love of history, and particularly, Egypt to his daughter. Upon his death, Amelia inherits his fortune … Continue reading Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook