Wednesday Wanderings: Interesting Infinity War Theory, Egg-Laying Dinosaurs, New Water Tracking Satellites, and Pretty Pictures

Since Avengers: Infinity War came out, there have been volumes written in attempts to explain various plot issues and speculate on what might happen in Avengers 4. For me, this is one that I hope is true (although I suspect it will prove to be wrong. *sob*). I won't put the title of the article … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Interesting Infinity War Theory, Egg-Laying Dinosaurs, New Water Tracking Satellites, and Pretty Pictures

Friday (Movie) Review: Avengers: Infinity War

We finally got to see it this week. I will try to make this as spoiler free as I can, but if you haven't seen it yet, and have managed to avoid knowing even the broad strokes that everyone knew before it opened (like if you have avoided watching the trailers, etc.), stop here. I … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Wednesday Wanderings: Gardens and More Gardens

Spring has finally arrived, and with it, many of us turn our thoughts to gardens: flowers, herbs, vegetables. This week we shall wander through some gardens and garden-related web links. Thomas Jefferson was not only a statesman, President, writer, and revolutionary leader, he was also an avid gardener. Here's a short article about the effort … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Gardens and More Gardens

Friday Review: The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer (Audiobook)

The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read by Raul Esparza In this sequel to The House of the Scorpion, Matt Alacran finds himself back in Opium after his ordeal in Aztlan. El Patron is dead, and so are most of the people he surrounded himself with, including the … Continue reading Friday Review: The Lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer (Audiobook)

Monday Musings: Spring is Finally Here (I Hope)

The weather seems to have broken toward Spring now. The dogwoods and azaleas are blooming, daffodils are opening up, and the temperatures are climbing. We are also seeing some of our Spring/Summer residents showing up. Like these fellows: And one of them seemed to want to come in and say HI. He kept flying up … Continue reading Monday Musings: Spring is Finally Here (I Hope)

Wednesday Wanderings: Ancient Pendulum Saw, Whale Songs, Dragon Fire, and Travel Oregon

This backyard project may hold the key to understanding how ancient civilizations cut stone for temples and columns: Pendulum Saw Scientists have recorded 184 different songs sung by bowhead whales in the Arctic. You can hear some of them here: Whale Songs Do you want to build a- dragon? Nature may be able to help … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Ancient Pendulum Saw, Whale Songs, Dragon Fire, and Travel Oregon