Review: Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo by Vanessa Woods

Bonobo Hand­shake: A Mem­oir of Love and Adven­ture in the Con­go by Vanes­sa Woods My rat­ing: 4 of 5 stars I near­ly put this book down after the first chap­ter because I want­ed to learn about Bono­bos, not atroc­i­ties in the Con­go. I stuck with it because it was the most inter­est­ing of the audio­books that were […]

Review: Aftermath by Ann Aguirre

After­math by Ann Aguirre My rat­ing: 4 of 5 stars Leave it to Aguirre to take her hero­ine in a direc­tion that is appar­ent­ly piss­ing off at least half of her read­ers (those who expect­ed romance). Sir­an­tha Jax is in fine form in After­math, stay­ing strong and true to her­self through an all-new set of trials […]

Victory!

On with the quo­ta­tions obses­sion project. I swear, it’ll be use­ful for some­thing oth­er than keep­ing me busy. Some­day! Does any­body know PHP/MySQL well enough to help me do that? Any­way, one rea­son that I keep going is lit­tle suc­cess­es like the one I just expe­ri­enced.  I love research, and I’m attempt­ing to find infor­ma­tion on […]

Who is/was Vascavus?

I’m still play­ing with my quo­ta­tions data­base. I have a per­fect­ly love­ly item that I’d like to include, but I can’t find any infor­ma­tion at all about the author, “Vas­cav­us.” I’ve Googled and searched oth­er­wise. The only place I find that name is in one guy’s quo­ta­tions file and as a .sig line anoth­er guy […]

R.I.P. Randy Pausch

You remem­ber all that buzz about “The Last Lec­ture” last Sep­tem­ber? I do hope you watched it—it was well worth the time. It’s still avail­able, too. Randy Pausch, the lec­tur­er, died yes­ter­day. He was just 47 and leaves a wife and 3 small chil­dren. I know that he did that par­tic­u­lar lec­ture because he knew that […]

Quotations and WordPress Plugins

I love quo­ta­tions, an out­growth of my love for words and the writ­ten word in par­tic­u­lar. I’ve col­lect­ed an aston­ish­ing num­ber of them over the years, but I nev­er got around to doing much with them. The ones that are already on this site are a very tiny sam­ple. I’ve spent a lot of time […]

Rumbles from the Recliner

Not from the grave, oh no, not yet! It’s been too long to do a real “this is all that has hap­pened in my life.” Writ­ing it would exhaust me, and read­ing it would like­ly bore you. If you want to know about some­thing in par­tic­u­lar, please ask. I’ll be post­ing a few things short­ly that […]

Quote of the Day: May Sarton

We are able to laugh when we achieve detach­ment, if only for a moment. –May Sar­ton I do at least a dozen sil­ly things every day, thanks in part to fibro fog. The soon­er I let go of my anger and frus­tra­tion and laugh at myself, the soon­er my stress lev­els go back down, allowing […]

Quote of the Day, Happy Half-Hour

“We wor­ry about what a child will be tomor­row, yet we for­get that he is some­one today.” — Sta­cia Tausch­er, quot­ed in The Change Your Life Chal­lenge by Brooke Noel. One of Noel’s sug­ges­tions is to have a reg­u­lar “hap­py half-hour” with your fam­i­ly. Set up fresh fruit or oth­er healthy snacks, pour cups of […]

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