Monthly Archives: June 2009

These Wood Stoves . . .

Are making me crazy. DKC and I are in the market for a new one. The one we have is an old Ashley, and it burns through wood like I’d go through brownies if calories were not an issue. Add … Continue reading

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Your Input Wanted!

Howdy All– I’m preparing for an eventual rejection on my latest novel (not because there’s been any indications of that, but because I want to be prepared for the worst, just in case), and so I’m working on a query … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson

I’ve been a fan of Michael Jackson’s music for as long as I can remember. The music, mind you. I’ve never really been able to make my mind up about him as an individual, but since I never met the … Continue reading

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Twitter: Still Not Getting It

I’ve tried Twitter. Repeatedly. And each time, I shake my head and wander away elsewhere on the internets, unable to figure out just what the appeal is behind Twitter. 140 characters? I struggle sometimes to limit my blog lengths to … Continue reading

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Alice Referral Code

So I came across an interesting site today: Alice. Basically, it’s supposed to work as a general tool to help people buy household goods from home, with free shipping. I’m looking into it right now–have no idea how much there … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fires of Heaven

The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan My review rating: 4 of 5 starsSo this is the first one of my reviews that I’ve downgraded. I originally rated Fires of Heaven five stars, based on memory alone. Now it’s four, … Continue reading

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Yes Man

DKC and I watched Yes Man last night, and I have to say that I actually really enjoyed it. I wasn’t expecting to, if you can’t tell. Something about Jim Carrey in serious/funny movies just never feels quite right to … Continue reading

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Feelings of Inadequacy

*NOTE: I can’t get into specifics here, but hopefully this post makes sense anyway. If not, oh well. Riddle me this, Batman: why is it that one of the best ways to feel better about yourself is by putting other … Continue reading

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Going Black Ops

I’m going to be away from the world o’blogdom for a day tomorrow–I’m heading down to New Hampshire to go to a conference. What I mean is: I don’t think I’m going to be able to post tomorrow. And what’s … Continue reading

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The Sub-200 Club

So, for those of you who check my Facebook status, you know that as of today, I’m under 200 pounds for the first time in 12 years. That means I’ve now lost over 26 pounds. (Yes, three of those pounds … Continue reading

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