All About Them Books

Mid-last-week, I ran into some computer trouble. This still has to be sorted out, so I thought I’d start the week with an awesome video, courtesy of the For Reading Addicts Facebook Group. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! All About Them BooksPowered By the...

Punny Animals

I haven’t posted any puns in a while, so here is a fine selection of animal puns from bluebird of bitterness. And if you’re the kind of person who doesn’t like puns (seriously??), all I can say is… Punny AnimalsPowered By the Tweet This...

The Avengers Cheat Sheet

With all the Avengers: Infinity War hype you may be excused for feeling a tad confused as to who is who/does what in Marvel’s universe. Thankfully, Sonia Rao and Shelly Tan over at The Washington Post have come up with a handy, interactive cheat sheet that will...

How To Tame A Duck: Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day today, and, in honor of my wife, I thought I’d share a little white lie that has helped us shave off half an hour off our daughter’s nighttime routine. For those who are not familiar with the wee one, she’s a sparkly,...

Virtual-reality Jacket Simulates Hugs-And More

Part of my WIP is imagining what life in a 100 years from now might be like. To do so, I’m building on exciting-sounding technology news which will probably be everyday affairs in a century. Having loved Virtual-reality goggles after trying them out a few months...

My WIP And Men And Women Descriptions In Literature

My current Work In Progress (WIP) is a sci-fi mystery romance taking place 100 years from now on a Greek island. Its working title is Clones (it will change) and yes, I know this is the first time I mention it. I started writing it with a male protagonist and a female...

9 Viking words that have invaded English

Courtesy of The Vintage News In case you can’t watch the video for whatever reason, here are my favorite Viking words: Happy Happ is the Old Norse word for good fortune or fate. Husband A word (Husbondi) in which hus (house) and bondi (occupier and tiller of...

A Belated Tolkien Celebration

January 3rd marked Tolkien’s twelfty-sixth (126th) birthday. I apologize for not being here to celebrate and raise the customary toast to the Professor. To make it up to you, I’m sharing here some Tolkien-inspired memes that never fail to crack me up....

Happy New Year

I know I said I’d abstain from posting for a couple of weeks, but I found this lovely video and I had to share. As another year is upon us, I find myself pondering that classic wish, “Happy New Year.” It’s not years that are happy, though,...