Like weekly TV series that I can’t miss, I have certain currently publishing authors that I must read asap when a new book comes out. That list currently includes Lilian Jackson Braun, Sue Grafton, Michael Crichton, James Patterson, Rita Mae & Sneaky Pie Brown, and the author of book number five: John Grisham. In his […]
I’ve been reading more than I have been posting. Time to catch up. Book number four was State of Fear by Michael Crichton. I am a big fan of Crichton and have been ever since I read Jurassic Park when I was in high school. The movie versions never do the books justice. (Don’t get […]
I’m aware that my blog is still default and archive links don’t work and its kind of crappy looking these days. I thought I would just ignore it until I figured out exactly what I wanted to do with the site. But I’ve got things to say, or at least jot down, so I’m just […]
T-3.5 hours to the Academy Awards. I finished seeing all the Best Picture nominees just yesterday. So now I can have an opinion. Since I’m going to discuss the movies and spoil some things, I’m going to put my main thoughts in an extended entry. But my non-spoiler Best Picture thoughts are: Should Win: Finding […]
A varation on a theme of a previous post, way back somewhere. Via Lisa. I’m sure Jeff will clean up on this one. bold the states you’ve been to, underline the states you’ve lived in and italicize the state you’re in now… Alabama / Alaska / Arizona / Arkansas / California / Colorado / Connecticut […]
Hopefully, by now, my handful of readers have found the joy and freedom that is Firefox and have left evil IE along side the road. Unfortunately, there are still some sites out there that want to slam the door on anyone who isn’t using IE. I had heard that this was a problem with the […]
to by a new pair of pajamas. No reason whatsoever. That is all. I now return this blog to its regularly-scheduled its-another-year-and-I’ve-tired-of-the-way-it-looks-yet-again break.
from somewhere in NOLA, courtesy of Lisa:
I’ve made some updates to my gallery. But be warned, unless you’re interested in my knitting projects, cats, or my cat, MacGyver watching my fish, you’re probably going to be bored. My best friend, Julie, now has her own gallery as well.
University of Iowa men’s basketball Coach Steve Alford has permanently dismissed star player Pierre Pierce from the team, the athletic department announced this afternoon. an email from a co-worker: Subject: In case you’re wondering how the rest of the season might go…. this sentence pretty much sums it up. “The Hawkeyes will start either Mike […]