Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Book We Got for Christmas; an Annual Report

Spouse got Hamilton, by Ron Chernow. Unfortunately, Lin-Manuel Miranda will not come to the house and sing parts of the musical for us as Spouse reads, but still, it’s a good book. The bonus is that I get to read … Continue reading

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Almost Seven Hundred Dollars

Before 2016 closed out, I earned, and got checks for, $696.38 worth of payment for short fiction. That’s almost seven hundred dollars. I could certainly spend some time here discussing all the things that almost $700 won’t buy. I get it. … Continue reading

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The Many Tales of River Song

This is my second post about female time lords in the Doctor Who universe. River Song, the Human Time Lord: River Song is a time lord. She is also fully human, proving that becoming a time lord is more about … Continue reading

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Jenny Who; A Time Lord without a TARDIS

Like many Doctor Who fans I periodically grouse about the absence of female time lords. I don’t have any need to see the Doctor morph into a woman during one of his regenerations, but I would enjoy some stories about … Continue reading

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What Angels Fear by C.S. Harris

The first Sebastian St. Cyr novel, What Angels Fear, was published in 2005. We meet  St Cyr in Chapter One as he is preparing to fight a duel. Before that, though, we see the beginning of a brutal murder in … Continue reading

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What Darkness Brings

On a whim I picked up a history-mystery last week. What Darkness Brings, by C.S. Harris, is the ninth book in the Sebastiann St. Cyr series, so it’s probably not the place to start. While I had no trouble following … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Shopping

Last week I spent four days Christmas shopping. I went to several different towns. It’s interesting how different an experience can be based on where you are. I thought I’d share. Novato: I went to Novato,  in Marin County, and … Continue reading

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