Monday Musings: If You Build It

Summer Sale!! During the month of July, all my books and stories will be on sale at Smashwords. Three, including the first two stories in my urban fantasy series, The Yo-Yo Files, are free. My short fantasy collection is half off, as is my latest sci-fi novel, Two's Company. My first novel, Circle Unbroken, is at even more of a discount. Ebooks are … Continue reading Monday Musings: If You Build It

Monday Musings: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like….

Well, you know, right? I have the house done, and we got our tree on Saturday. It's a beautiful balsam- nicely shaped and full, but not so full it takes up the entire room. Lights are on it and I will get the ornaments done. Many thanks, as usual, to our friends at Lawndale Farm … Continue reading Monday Musings: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like….

Thursday Thoughts: I Think I Missed Something

Which would be my usual Wednesday post. Of course, I spent most of yesterday thinking it was Thursday, and I didn't have to do a blog post. Not sure when I thought I did the Wednesday Wanderings, but there it is. I blame it on the Monday holiday. I mean, yeah, I like a long … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: I Think I Missed Something

Wednesday Wanderings: Astrophotography, Brinicle, RC Star Destroyer, and Minions Sing!

These are some seriously gorgeous photos of the Milky Way: Landscape Astrophotography Have you ever heard of a brinicle? Neither had I, until I saw this: Brinicle Okay, so maybe it wasn't  the most efficient spacecraft ever, and I doubt Darth Vader is going to be knocking on these guys' door anytime soon, but you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Astrophotography, Brinicle, RC Star Destroyer, and Minions Sing!

Monday Musings: Mostly Post-Thanksgiving Stuffs

Thanksgiving was, once again this year, at our daughter's house in MA. With the addition of several grandchildren who are well out of the infant seat stage, our dining room is not nearly big enough anymore. We had eleven adults, three children, and one infant. Not to imply that poor Logan is not a child, … Continue reading Monday Musings: Mostly Post-Thanksgiving Stuffs

Monday Musings: Chili Champions and One More Cook Off, Brrrr!, and Here Come the Holidays

First thing I have to do is send a shout-out to our chili friend, Scott Navaroli from Massachussetts, who became the 2015 International Chili Society Salsa champion at the World Championship in Reno, Nevada this weekend. It is always good when a champion comes from our chili family. I always thought Scott made a championship … Continue reading Monday Musings: Chili Champions and One More Cook Off, Brrrr!, and Here Come the Holidays