Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Floss Runs Through Maggie

I arrived early to the third of four lectures and discussions of Victorian literature hosted and promoted by the Kansas City Public Library.  Kaite Mediatore Stover, the Readers’ Services Manager for the Library, was helping to setup the conference room … Continue reading

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Book Review: Silverthorn by Feist

Silverthorn by Raymond E. Feist My rating: 4 of 5 stars (To view spoilers, please highlight this redacted text.) With the closing of the rift at the end of Magician, I wondered where Raymond Feist would take me in Silverthorn, … Continue reading

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Volker Zings Rush Speechless in SGU Epilogue

I am worried that the next two final episodes of Stargate Universe may stumble after watching last night’s ‘Epilogue‘ episode, the continuation of last week’s ‘Common Descent‘ episode.  Ratings were up 27% over last week’s episode and a week later … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Impossible Astronaut

Just a few quick words, thoughts and questions about last night’s Doctor Who Season Six premiere ‘The Impossible Astronaut‘ (if you’re looking for a synopsis or re-cap of the episode, click on the episode name link).  The Doctor, Amy, Rory … Continue reading

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Amateur Astronomers Attend

My dad and I ventured out Saturday night to attend the April 2011 general meeting of the Astronomical Society of Kansas City, held on the fourth Saturday of nearly every month at Royal Hall on the campus of UMKC.  Dad … Continue reading

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Book Review: Magician: Master by Feist

Magician: Master by Raymond E. Feist My rating: 4 of 5 stars The second half of Magician became increasingly dark as I approached the climactic end to the Kelewan-Midkemian Riftwar. I observed definite growth to full maturity between Pug and … Continue reading

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SGU: Un-Common Descent

With only four episodes left for the final season (canceled after only two years and movie prospects to wrap things up appear dead), Stargate Universe returns to some more interesting territory.  A couple of story arcs converge within the first … Continue reading

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