Monthly Archives: September 2016
ASCENSION Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Mini-Series (2014) (on Netflix) “A young woman’s murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no … Continue reading
With the onset of rain here in Portland, the zucchetta vines are going crazy. They have snaked throughout my garden and into my trees, dangling their long squash like semi-obscene fruit. The blossoms, still gorgeous, are fewer now, … Continue reading
I am not usually vocally political, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have an opinion or notice what’s going on around me. The following blog post caught my attention. Here is something to think about: Reblogged from The Dystopian Nation of … Continue reading
I’m announcing last call to get your kitty memorialized in the dedication of my new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery, Cat’s Paw, launching in November. This is what the dedication looks like so far: “The grief of losing a pet … Continue reading
These photographs were taken on Willamette River houseboats. The temperature was perfect; the sky, clear and blue. The last days of summer are always the sweetest.
“Do you have eyes on him, Mr. Sulu?” “Yes, Captain. Status unchanged. He’s still out there.” “Just like an Russian pugolovka,” Chekov mused. “I can’t see how he’s doing it.” The three Star Fleet Officers, along with everyone else on … Continue reading
Quitting drinking is hard, and doubly so for alcoholics. First off we must detox, a painful, stressful, anxiety-causing process; then we have to change the habit. For those of us whose social persona is built on who we … Continue reading