Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Ghostly Galleon

It’s bitterly cold here this week. The bitter cold makes the moon and stars seem brighter and more inviting — I want to step out onto my back porch and look at the stars but **brrr** it’s too cold. So … Continue reading

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When life hands you a one, two punch…

Oy. It’s been a while, hasn’t it. I’ve had one of those falls where every time I got my feet under me, life knocked me back down until I was SO horribly behind on everything I had no hope of … Continue reading

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No PF Today

Sorry, all. Thought I was back on track but the world knocked me back down. Fingers crossed that after today it will all be better and I’ll be back next week.

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Brave girls, strong queens

After spending a couple of weeks sick, I’m back. What I Read: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (YA, paranormal, ghost story, witch, mystery) ★★★★★ I loved it. Absolutely loved it. While the language is not as lyrical as The … Continue reading

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Emergency Storm Prep

Last year we lost power twice, once for less than a week thanks to Hurricane Irene and then for 10 days thanks to Snowpocalyse. After three massive storms in 12 months, I’ve worked out my own version of a storm-prep … Continue reading

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Out sick today – No IMWAYR

I’m out sick today so no post. The giveaway for Uncontrollable will end next Monday instead of today so there is still time to enter. See y’all next week.

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The Vampire: Poetry Friday

When something I have put a lot of effort into goes wrong, I think “Oh the toil we lost and the spoil we lost/ And the excellent things we planned”. I was looking into where that line came from and … Continue reading

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Second books and a giveaway (It’s Monday, What Are YOU Reading?)

What I’m reading The second book in a series often isn’t as good as the first… this week I read three (THREE!) second books that were better than the first: Uncontrollable by S.R. Johannes (indie, mystery, outdoorsy, winter camping, strong-girl … Continue reading

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Mostly updates and a book signing: It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

What I’m reading Dodger by Terry Pratchett (YA, quasi-historical fiction, Dickensian, street urchins, humor, ARC) pub. 9/13 I’m 44% of the way through Dodger and it has moved to the top of my ‘reading’ pile because I’m getting into the … Continue reading

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Paddling: Poetry Friday

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” Grahame, The Wind in the Willows We move. A lot. So attending the same event two years … Continue reading

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