Friday Review: Bearers of the Black Staff (Genesis of Shannara #1) by Terry Brooks

My rating: 4 of 5 stars With the last of the Shannara novels slated to land this fall, I decided I should probably try to catch up on the series. I have most of the books, but have fallen behind on reading them. I am trying to remedy that now. This is the first in … Continue reading Friday Review: Bearers of the Black Staff (Genesis of Shannara #1) by Terry Brooks

Friday Review: 99% True by Paul McGowan

99% True: Almost a National Bestseller by Paul McGowan My rating: 2 of 5 stars Paul McGowan is the CEO of PS Audio, designers of high end audio equipment. He also has a podcast, newsletter, and YouTube channel. It was the latter that introduced me to McGowan. He posts a video everyday where he answers … Continue reading Friday Review: 99% True by Paul McGowan

Wednesday Wanderings: Exoplanets with Water, Is Opportunity Still Alive, Bending Spaghetti, and Steve Perry Releases Second Single

These seven exoplanets of the Trappist-1 star are likely rocky with plenty of water: Seven Planets Will Opportunity wake up?: Mars Rover Too bad this isn't really practical for the kitchen, but I was amused by the idea of a  spaghetti-bending-machine: Bending Spaghetti I think all of my fellow Journey fans know by now that … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Exoplanets with Water, Is Opportunity Still Alive, Bending Spaghetti, and Steve Perry Releases Second Single

Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah

A group of reporters was invited to take a look at a mock-up of the SpaceX capsule that will fly astronauts next year: SpaceX This is interesting. It's been all over social media and rock music news. Nothing definitive, and as always, I will believe it when I hear it. (But this may just be … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah

Monday Musings: Just A Quick Note

We had a busy weekend. Cook off on Saturday, visit with grandson and then a concert last night. Today, I am tired. I will have more thoughts on the weekend probably tomorrow, but for now I will leave you with this little video from last night. Enjoy! Beginnings ===================================================== Coming soon: Two's Company, a sci-fi novel in … Continue reading Monday Musings: Just A Quick Note

Friday Review: Asleep at the Wheel (Concert)

I had heard of Asleep at the Wheel prior to going to the show, and had listened in the past to recordings of some of their songs. Just never got to a show. Then, friends of ours went to a show, and in looking at the band's upcoming schedule, saw that they were going to … Continue reading Friday Review: Asleep at the Wheel (Concert)

Monday Musings: I Can Haz Good Sound!

The BaldMan spent a good portion of Sunday installing the Sonos Connect and hooking up the Advent speakers in my office. Now I can listen to music (or whatever) without the constant hisssssss hisssss from the stupid speakers I had hooked up to the computer. Iz nice! It's October already? Geez, where did September go? … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Can Haz Good Sound!

Wednesday Wanderings:

For the book lovers out there, here are 15 lovely comics about the joys of books: Book Comics In case you are confused about what modern country music is and all the meaning behind it, this here fella can tell ya all about it. (Warning for language and sexual references): Country Music Explained Here's an … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: