Monthly Archives: October 2014

Book Review: Willful Child by Erickson (2.5 stars)

Willful Child by Steven Erickson 2.5 out of 5 stars Read in October 2014 Releases 11/4/2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: From the New York Times Bestselling author Steven Erikson comes a new science fiction novel of devil-may-care, near calamitous and downright chaotic adventures … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tarkin by Luceno (3 Stars)

Tarkin by James Luceno 3 out of 5 stars Read in October 2014 Releases November 4, 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from … Continue reading

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11 Intriguing Ways World War I Could Have Turned Out Differently

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Syfy Basically Admits They Screwed Up

http://io9.com/syfy-basically-admits-they-screwed-up-1651974076 Well, duh.  It’s about time Syfy got back in the game. The only show I watched last year was Helix and it was just okay. Looking forward to some better SF coming down the pipe Posted from WordPress for … Continue reading

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Best of Show at Windemere Art Gallery

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
My watercolor “Ashland Winter” (detail at left) was selected Best in Show at Lee Artists Association’s fall show. It represents a steam passenger locomotive such as served Ashland, Virginia into the 1950s.…

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What’s Blood got to Do with Anything?

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Excerpt from Living in the Spirit, pages 27-31 This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall…

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If You Read One Thing Today, Make It This Canticle For Leibowitz Essay

http://io9.com/if-you-read-one-thing-today-make-it-this-canticle-for-1649946606 Canticle is one of my favorite SF novels. See my review from March 2013. If you want to skip the I09 recap of the New Yorker essay and just get right to it, follow this link: “A Science Fiction … Continue reading

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