Monthly Archives: October 2010

Fifth Saturday Wrapup

Funny how things snowball once you get rolling.  I had no idea when I woke up this morning at 5:45 a.m. that I would accomplish so much today.  I had hopes of a quiet day at home, cleaning off the … Continue reading

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Less Than Sixty Days Until …

Yep, you guessed it, Christmas.  Which means less than a month until Thanksgiving, the weekend when I traditionally attempt to compose my yearly family re-cap letter to insert into the family Christmas card mailing.   Come to think of it, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian by Robert E. Howard My rating: 4 of 5 stars Average Rating Across All Stories: 3.5 stars The two best stories are “The Phoenix on the Sword” and “The Queen of the Black Coast”; … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle My rating: 4 of 5 stars Beagle continually surprised me with his unique prose. Descriptions and metaphors in odd juxtapositions that at first make no sense but then you blink and they make … Continue reading

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Hunter’s Moon Hidden Behind Cloud Cover

And to think I was praising the beautiful fall weather yesterday.  Nothing lasts forever though. I had hoped to take a few photos of the full Hunter’s Moon tonight via the telescope and digital camera.  But the clouds and a … Continue reading

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Clear Weather Except Behind My Eyes

I did not dodge the virus bullet.  I guess I should have slept in the spare bedroom starting over a week ago.  I did everything like I was supposed to … extra hand washing, avoiding contact with hubby, more veggies … Continue reading

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Book Review: CryoBurn

CryoBurn by Lois McMaster Bujold My rating: 4 of 5 stars Really only 3.5 stars, but the last chapter made it 4 stars for me. If you strip away the space opera and science fiction, this story boils down to … Continue reading

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