The Scribe (a book review)

I recently got a subscription to SCRIBD. If you’re unfamiliar, it’s a monthly service where you can download and read an unlimited amount of books. I swooped up several in the first browse. If you remember from a previous post, I was super eager to read Trial By Fire, by Josephine Angelini. I’d downloaded the […]

Impossible (book review)

My year of experimental gardening is coming to a close. I am really happy with how it turned out! I was out this morning and cutting down my dill and cilantro, collecting the seeds for next year. Every time I’m in that area of plants, Simon and Garfunkle start singing to me. Because of the […]

Thank You for Shooting Him!

I need to go on a bit of a TV Show rant.  I mean ‘Review’. First up, Beauty and the Beast! My absolute favorite fairy tale. They may have borrowed the names of the title characters from the original 1980’s version, but that’s slightly ok, as it’s a favorite name. So let me repeat: Thank […]

Nod to the Men (writers)

After going through the classics all up through high school, I could not find a single male author I liked. I do keep trying, yet invariably stop part way through each book. Writing is horrible, or just so technical that it stops being a novel. Plots are bad. And if a woman is involved in […]