Next week, March 7-13, is Read an E-Book Week. All of my books and stories will be on sale at Smashwords during the week. All will be at least 50% off, with several free choices. Lots of books will be on sale from other independent authors, as well. It's a good time to load up … Continue reading Read An E-Book Week, 2021
I had to take our ElderCat, Amber, to the vet on Friday. (That's her up there in the picture, sitting on my desk.) She has had mouth problems for a while now, but we've been reluctant to do major dental work on her because she's 16 and anesthesia can be a problem for the older … Continue reading Hanging By A Thread
Yep, the snow continues to fall around here. Well, and a lot of other places, too, many of which are not at all used to all this white stuff everywhere. At least we here in New England are quite familiar with the stuff and what to do when it covers the entire world. In spite … Continue reading The Winter That Just Keeps On Giving
My rating: 4 of 5 starsIn this third installment of Carriger's paranormal steampunk series, Alexia has been kicked out by her werewolf husband because she's pregnant and werewolves are known to be sterile. She has returned to her family, but things have never been overly familial there, and when the news of her "predicament" becomes … Continue reading Friday Review: Blameless (Parasol Protectorate #3) by Gail Carriger
Well, I did it. I got a DNA test for Lambeau. We know he's a mixed breed, and were told he has "American pit bull" in him, but I have always been curious about what else might be mixed in there. He was from a rescue litter, so it could be anything. I got the … Continue reading Who Are You?
At least here it is. We are expecting a possible 4 to 8 inches from tomorrow morning into tomorrow night. And we still have a foot or so out there from last week. I guess Mother Nature just realized she hasn't given us enough snow cover to create the snow melt we will need in … Continue reading Super Sunday Is Going to be a Snow Day
My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is the fifth book in the Madison Cruz Mystery series and is just as fun to read as the others. In this one, Madison is doing her usual stint of side gigs between acting jobs, including dressing up as a slice of pizza. Then she runs into her high … Continue reading Friday Review: Standing O (Madison Cruz Mysteries #5) by Lucy Carol
It snowed a bit yesterday. The depth on the deck is about a food. I haven't measured out back on the ground. It started mid-afternoon yesterday and ended sometime last night. It was also quite windy, so the stuff was blowing all over. There were periods where the accumulation was in inches per hour. Made … Continue reading We Can Has Snow!
I guess it is. Wow. After the seeming endlessness of the past year, this first month of 2021 has flown past. Or at least it seems so to me. I suppose, in some ways, that's a good thing. It might mean things are looking a bit more normal, right? Anyway, the weather has gotten cold … Continue reading Is It Really Nearly the End of January?
My rating: 4 of 5 starsIn this cozy urban fantasy mystery, Mara (a practicing witch) is having a bad year. She's been evicted from her apartment, fired from her job, and she is persona non grata in Beverly Hills. And now, her Tarot cards are predicting her death. She decides to use a little magic … Continue reading Friday Review: Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She’s Dead (Toadwitch #1) by Christiana Miller