Monday Musings: Streaming Music, Title Woes, Writing Updates, and A Bit of Weather

We've been playing around with streaming music services lately, mostly Spotify and Pandora. It's been fun. I've been listening to stuff I never would have otherwise, and have found some things I like that I probably wouldn't have if it meant picking up a whole CD. That's always been an issue for me and music … Continue reading Monday Musings: Streaming Music, Title Woes, Writing Updates, and A Bit of Weather

Wednesday Wanderings: The Sound of Music

No, not the musical, although it is still one of my favorites. I am going to make this week's links all music related. Sit back, listen, and enjoy! We all love "Bohemian Rhapsody," right? I mean, it's iconic, it's a classic, and it was so ahead of it's time. And it's been covered to death, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Sound of Music

Wednesday Wanderings: Arctic Ice Cap News, Most Relaxing Song, Be Informed, and Wildlife Photos

More disturbing news regarding the Arctic ice cap: Arctic Ice Stressed about the political, social, economic, or world climate? Need to just sit back and relax for 7 or 8 minutes? This may help: Most Relaxing Song in the World This is good advice for anyone in this internet, sound-bite, echo chamber driven world (Note- it's … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Arctic Ice Cap News, Most Relaxing Song, Be Informed, and Wildlife Photos

Wednesday Wanderings: Satisfying Video(?), Avengers/Full House Mash Up, Scotch Flavor Profiles, and Full Moon Photo

This video has been called the most satisfying in the world. I'm not sure about that, but it is pretty fascinating: Satisfying Video Okay, this is too good not to share. The Avengers/Full House mash-up. I agree with the Tor.com writer- I would so watch this show. Oh, Cut. It. Out.: Avengers/Full House Confused by the number … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Satisfying Video(?), Avengers/Full House Mash Up, Scotch Flavor Profiles, and Full Moon Photo

Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Welsh Myth Book Under UV Light, Purifying Plants, Ancient Israeli Artifacts, and MRI of Sting’s Brain

Ultraviolet light reveals text and markings in the oldest Welsh language book that has been found. It may contain new stories or poems about Arthur and Merlin: Black Book of Camarthen We've known for a while that plants can help purify the air in our homes. Here's a list of some and the toxins they … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Welsh Myth Book Under UV Light, Purifying Plants, Ancient Israeli Artifacts, and MRI of Sting’s Brain

Wednesday Wanderings: Conductors Cast Spells, Vitamin D Research in Old Teeth, Nanotech for Indy Driver, and Bowie’s Art on Tour

Well, who knew? Conductors Casting Spells Teeth from skeletons hundreds of years old provide Vitamin D evidence: Vitamin D in Teeth Indy driver Tony Kanaan is using nanotechnology in his shirt to help measure physical stresses: Indy Tech Some of David Bowie's collection of contemporary art is going on tour before it goes on auction: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Conductors Cast Spells, Vitamin D Research in Old Teeth, Nanotech for Indy Driver, and Bowie’s Art on Tour

Friday (Concert) Review: The Steve Augeri Band

Last night, the BaldMan and I went to the Blue Ocean Music Hall in Salisbury Beach, MA to see the Steve Augeri Band. I didn't realize he was back there this year. Apparently, when our email addresses changed a while back, I didn't update my newsletter subscription to the Hall and I haven't been getting … Continue reading Friday (Concert) Review: The Steve Augeri Band

Wednesday Wanderings: Drywall Art, Wine for Cats, SFF Dads, and a Song for the Arctic Ocean

Ever tried doing your own drywall? End up hating joint compound with a passion? Yeah, many can relate. Maybe if we could all do this, we'd feel differently (but I'd still hire someone else to put up the drywall first!): Drywall Art And still another from boredpanda, need a drinking buddy but everyone you know … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Drywall Art, Wine for Cats, SFF Dads, and a Song for the Arctic Ocean

Wednesday Wanderings: Simply Marble-ous

This week, we have a theme- marbles! See what some people have done with those little, colored glass balls. Some wood, marbles, and magnets, and this is the neatest Rube Goldberg machine I've seen in a while: Marbles and Magnets Think a marble race would be boring? Listen to this play-by-play call of one, and … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Simply Marble-ous

Wednesday Wanderings: Einstein and Music, Antioch’s Gates of Hell, Umlauts, and Giant Spheres in Bosnia

It seems Einstein found music an important part of his scientific thinking: Einstein and Music The article is a bit sensationalized, but there seems to be some sort of pyschic phenomenon in the location of the ancient city of Antioch in Turkey: Antioch Gates of Hell The umlaut, that phonetic mark made up of two … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Einstein and Music, Antioch’s Gates of Hell, Umlauts, and Giant Spheres in Bosnia