Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Squick Studies by Holly Lisle My rating: 3 of 5 stars I got these two stories as free thank yous for signing up to Lisle's newsletter. Both are short, and they are two different types of stories, although both are science fiction. Squick Studies: This is a bit of an odd story. It fits into Lisle's … Continue reading Friday Review: Squick Studies and Last Thorsday Night by Holly Lisle

Monday Musings: Family Weekend

Last week was the BaldMan's mother's eighty-fifth birthday. She and his Dad, as well as his sister and her husband, came to MA from New York for the weekend to celebrate. Stephanie came for dinner on Friday, and was with us Saturday and Sunday, as well. Jill, John, and Carter came on Saturday for some … Continue reading Monday Musings: Family Weekend

Friday Review: Return to Earth by Colonel Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Wayne Warga

Return to Earth by Buzz Aldrin My rating: 2 of 5 stars I tried, really I did. I kept plugging away at it for a couple weeks. But I ended up reading only a few pages at a time, and then I had to stop. I honestly thought this would be far more interesting than … Continue reading Friday Review: Return to Earth by Colonel Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. and Wayne Warga

Wednesday Wanderings: News Source Bias Chart, Olive and Garlic Skillet Bread, Glass as New Data Storage Medium, and Gin and Tonic Ice Cream

A bit of a click bait headline (what isn't these days?), but a pretty accurate chart of the bias of many news sources. If you are truly interested in weeding the fake news out of your life, look here: News Source Bias Chart You have to scroll waaaaaay down to get to the actual recipe … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: News Source Bias Chart, Olive and Garlic Skillet Bread, Glass as New Data Storage Medium, and Gin and Tonic Ice Cream

Friday (Movie) Review: Jurassic Park: The Mega-Watch

We were shopping at BJ's Wholesale club a couple weeks ago, and they had a bin of sale DVDs. We looked through them, and found all of the Jurassic Park movies (except, of course, the one that just came out). We bought them. Hey, for $5 each, why not? And, of course, then we had … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Jurassic Park: The Mega-Watch

Monday Musings: Achievement Unlocked- Revision One Finished!

I finally finished the first revision on Two's Company, the sci-fi space opera novel I have been working on this year. As of right now, I am planning on releasing it in December. I'll be telling you more about it, and blogging some excerpts in future weeks. As we get closer to December, there might even be … Continue reading Monday Musings: Achievement Unlocked- Revision One Finished!

Friday Review: Operation: Hail Storm by Brett Arquette

Operation Hail Storm by Brett Arquette My rating: 2 of 5 stars Marshall Hail is a billionaire with a mission. His wife and twin daughters were killed in the terrorist attack known as The Five. Since then, he has combated his loneliness and depression by vowing to use his fortune to develop advanced technology that … Continue reading Friday Review: Operation: Hail Storm by Brett Arquette