Monthly Archives: March 2015

More Than a Quarter of Porthos

Yesterday marked the four-month anniversary of our adoption of Porthos.  We survived the winter with a rambunctious adolescent Rottweiler.  Our house and specifically the trash can fared slightly worse.  He’s gradually adapting to confinement in the backyard when we leave … Continue reading

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Spring Fling @ Windemere Art Gallery

Originally posted on As a Matter of Fancy:
Dark Hollows Falls Saturday afternoon (March 28, 2015, 2-5 PM) the Lee Artists Association opens their Spring Fling art show at Windemere Art Gallery in Mechanicsville, Virginia. I entered three paintings, including…

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Book Review: Clash of Eagles by Smale (3.5 stars)

Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale 3.5 to 4 stars Good but not great. As other reviewer(s) have noted, this ends up being a one-man show almost exclusively – Marcellinus, the Praetor of the XXXIII Legion, marching west across the … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!

Nothing fancy this year except the date and time stamp of this post. Makes this year extra special. Even my favorite baking supplier got in on the pseudo geek holiday with special shipping sale today only. Tor.com also had a … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: KAF Beautiful Burger Buns (4 Stars)

Since the temperature broke into the mid-60s yesterday under clear sunny skies, I decided to uncover the grill for dinner.  I started this recipe in the bread machine in early afternoon so the buns would be done when the burgers … Continue reading

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Backlogging Part One

Originally posted on Erde the organic opera:
Oh boy….. Well, started this blog 3 years ago, posted 3 times, and became so busy with school and performing I forgot I even had a blog. Now that I am done with…

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