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?
We got our first significant snow of the season on Saturday. It started as rain, and progressed to a heavy, wet snow that lasted most of the afternoon. We got maybe six inches or so? A lot of branches down and a few trees here. This is what it looked like off the deck: It … Continue reading Winter Is- No, Wait. It’s Here.
A few unrelated jumbles of thought for the beginning of a new month: Saturday was Halloween. Our town decided not to cancel trick-or-treating this year, but encouraged masks for everyone and the usual social distancing practices. We did have candy to hand out. Yes, I wore a mask- a proper one. Didn't get many kids … Continue reading And Just Like That, It’s November!
(Those of you not in the USA or who are not football fans can skip the first paragraph.) This was kind of a weird weekend. We didn't watch any football on Sunday. It was the Pro Bowl, and honestly, we gave up watching that one a few years ago. It's just a big media foofra … Continue reading Monday Musings: Games, Poke, a Groundhog, Writing, and a Book for You
The Demon's in the Details: The Yo-Yo Files #3 is now available at most e-book retailers. I think it still has to show up on a couple, but the major ones do have it available for purchase today. I have all the info and links that are live now on the book's page. I was happy … Continue reading And It’s Live!
That little break from all the social media stuff was nice, and I enjoyed it. I can't say I didn't miss it, but I think a rest period now and again is a good thing at times. Just dropping back and letting the world go by on its own is a necessary reset. But, as … Continue reading Winter Wednesday
Which isn't surprising as it it still Winter here in the Northeast US. We did have some deceptively warm days and some chilly ones with sun and clear blue skies that were just teasing us, but we are back to gloomy and cloudy with fresh snow. It was just a couple inches, and it's pretty … Continue reading Monday Musings: Hey, It Snowed Last Night
We had snow last week. I suppose I shouldn't be surprised. I live in New England, and it is November. Snow happens. It isn't like it was a full on Nor'easter blizzard. It was maybe six inches, and although it was wet, heavy stuff, the air temperatures stayed high enough that we didn't get any … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Guess It’s Really Winter
Winter by Marissa Meyer My rating: 4 of 5 stars The conclusion to Meyer's re-telling of classic fairy tales in a futuristic setting is loosely based on Snow White. Princess Winter is loved and admired by all the Lunar people. She is beautiful despite the scars on her face, perhaps even more beautiful than her … Continue reading Friday Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer
Not only because it snowed again this morning, and there are still some slow flakes falling. Oh, it wasn't enough to make roads anything more than wet, and it just coated the grass, but it was enough to be annoying. It's April now. Can we please get on with Spring! It is also a strange … Continue reading Monday Musings: It’s a Strange Day