Looking Forward

I realized the other day that I don’t have any reading plans or goals for 2014. I often do. I enjoy the idea of trying new things, or returning to favorite authors, or tackling a series or a type of book, etc. etc. I do want to cull my TBR pile more thoroughly. That involves…

Dancing

I don’t know why, but I’m extremely taken by this video, stolen from Sandra McDonald. As she points out, there’s a shift at :54.

Sad

I know it’s been slow around here. I did read a book recently. Lois McMaster Bujold’s The Sharing Knife: Beguilement. If you want fascinating world-building and great characters, TSK is the way to go. I did find that one section dragged, but highly recommended. This is a May-December romance and Bujold handles it well. I…

World Cup chatter

Okay, before I discuss the World Cup, just a reminder that there are, among other things, book giveaways at the Samhain Cafe this week. So, soccer is over. I got into the World Cup this year and thought yesterday’s game was better than most other people did, although Zidane’s red card left a bad taste…