When your Saturday is longer than you like, weekend dinner has to be simple, flavorful, and impressive. This recipe fits all those checkboxes. I made very minimal changes to the recipe, which by my standards is rare. It does indeed get done very quickly and tastes like a good Sesame Chicken or FishRead more of this blog post »
My interview on caregiving begins at time stamp 35:55 and runs through the end of the broadcast. It was a thorough and thought-provoking interview. Hal really "got" the issues related to caregiving and asked heart-felt questions. It's worth watching. If you like what you Read more of this blog post »
On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles broadcast an episode of the radio drama Mercury Theatre on the Air. This episode, entitled The War of the Worlds and based on a novel by HG Wells, suggested to listeners that a Martian invasion was taking place. In the charged atmosphere of the days leading up to WoRead more of this blog post »
This month’s Camino Authors Collective Story
Last weekend we had the privilege of listening to Caminoist Sandy Brown being interviewed by Russ Eanes for our monthly Camino Authors Collective meeing.
Sandy who currently lives in Seattle, Washington is (inter alia) aRead more of this blog post »
Facebook has long been accused of bias in its algorithms and despite claims that they are trying to improve things, it never seems to get better.
The latest case in point is my own experience on Facebook the other day. I saw an article about Rihanna’s Fenty clothing line using breast cancer survivorsRead more of this blog post »
Sometimes, it’s snows 30 inches overnight and your wee pup cannot even see above the snowfall and you have to carry all 36lbs through waist deep white just to get him home. Sometimes. (at Helena, Montana)
Last night at about 2am it randomly occurred to me that the person who translated Starswept into Chinese had to translate a bunch of made-up alien words as well… looks like they translated the names of things (locations, proper nouns) phonetically and kept the alien dialogue as it was and put an ChiRead more of this blog post »
Ed Olfert is a master at sharing hopeful stories. He grew up in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan and found his bride, Holly, near there. They raised their family on their farm while Ed busied himself in a multitude of vocations including mining, working as a welder, driving trucks, doing mechanical work, serRead more of this blog post »
Many people, including those with no underlying conditions, are choosing to pretty much be on personal lockdown. One of its manifestations is that no one, outside the immediate family are allowed to visit. Too often, the result is increased sadness, loneliness, and their impacts such as substaRead more of this blog post »
From Superman to Iron Man, we've watched as movies and books have fleshed out their personalities, showcasing the people behind the mask. But have you ever wondered how your favourite superheroes would have voted in an election, given the chance?
If Read more of this blog post »
Following sex, lies and videotape I wanted to watch Steven Soderbergh’s sophomore feature, Kafka, but it’s not available (and apparently never has been) on U.S.-compatible DVD. So I jumped to film #3, 1993’s KING OF THE HILL, a really amazing kids’ eye view of the Depression. Jesse Bradford is the pRead more of this blog post »
On this day, Frodo woke up in Rivendell in The Lord of the Rings. #thelordoftherings #thefellowshipofthering #rivendell #frodobaggins #gandalf #jrrtolkien
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We discussed creating the scene for the reader – and the diffrentiating views whether to limit the details – letting the reader imagine for themself, or creating the scene so vividly that the reader feels as though they are actually there. Well, we accepted that both ha
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electric moon follows me
wherever I may go
it matters not the time of day
be it high noon or midnight
tapping me on the shoulder
once i’ve found a way
to fall into a soundless sleep
electric moon promises
to be my friend
pumping life back inside me
of letting go
edited by Rebecca Besser
What Dark Reader Says:
Dark Dreams is a short collection featuring 7 short horror stories.
This is the perfect read for a road trip or a day at the beach. From haunted libraries to fairy sacrifices, ghouls living under a skating rink to ghost Read more of this blog post »
New Issue of Meredith Sue Willis's Books for Readers-- #211 with reviews by by Deborah Clearman, Ed Davis, Rebekah Ferrell, Ingrid Hughes, Eddy Pendarvis and others of books by Lillian Smith, Donna Meredith, Lavie Tidhar, Henry James, Octavia Butler, Deborah Clearman, J.K. Jemisin, Penelope Lively,Read more of this blog post »
Good morning and welcome to Lazy Sunday. Today, we’re talking about Canoples Investigations Tackles Space Pirates the first adventure of a group of teens solving mysteries on a space station orbiting Jupiter.
The adventure begins when Space Pirates attack…
BD Bradford resid Read more of this blog post »
Caltha Dooran is the toughest, fiercest shape-shifting mermaid in the western seas. She has three Clans to rule, and no time for romance. But when a warlock, Jonty, turns up and asks her to come with him to London to capture a water monster, she can’t say no. In London, away from her duties, heRead more of this blog post »
I, Effing Feline, don’t feel two good right now, so . . . right to business.
I’m continuing with snniipets . . . a snippet from my pett hooman’s WHIP . . . . er, WIP. It’s called, an’ I’m gonna type reel careful now — The Seven Foot Cupid.
Lasht weak we met Ember Dayle. SheRead more of this blog post »
In digging around weird old shit off the telly, I spend half my time falling off the end of the pier down various light entertainment wormholes. One minute, it’s the height of summer and you’re watching the Krankies Christmas special, then you realise it’s been uploaded by Jimmy CriRead more of this blog post »
In the novel THE PEBBLE we find a girl caught in the headlights of life, desperately trying to figure out the shapes before her that form her identity. When a charming stranger unfurls his wings in a hotel room and opens her eyes to a whole new world Alex takes the invite willingly.Read more of this blog post »
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