Year in review…

Well, I have my health, ‘most’ of my mental facilities, and I’ve got some writing done. Two novellas published, one full length novel published, a short story published in an anthology, and another submitted for another anthology. NOT as much … Continue reading

116 years ago…

Somebody did something… At a place called Kitty Hawk… At 10:35am, Orville released the restraining wire. The flyer moved down the rail as Wilbur steadied the wings. Just as Orville left the ground, John Daniels, a member of the lifesaving … Continue reading

It was only a matter of time…

The first ‘confirmed’ Narco-Sub (technically not a submarine, as it can’t submerge, it is a low profile vehicle) has been spotted in Europe. At dawn on Sunday, Spanish police descended on a picturesque bay just north of Vigo, on Spain’s … Continue reading

Sigh…

Either marketing genius, or somebody was smoking something… Star Wars Instapots? Really??? Apparently the ‘new’ latest and greatest sales pitch to all those fans… I would really hate to see what their ‘decorations’ in their houses look like if they … Continue reading

A day late…

But still worth repeating. Thanks to Alex at Ammo.com for the info. Oliver Winchester was born in Boston, on November 30, 1810. He started his career with a clothing company based out of New York City and New Haven, Connecticut. … Continue reading

Water view…

Is worth HOW MUCH??? In the continuing saga of California, PP’s house has a ‘lakeview’ if you stand in the back yard and look at ‘just’ the right angle… That little spot of grey/blue in the circle is the lakeview. … Continue reading

Buyer beware…

Interesting ‘tricks’ of the trade… From Money Talk News. If you automatically reach for a $39.99 sweater or load up on $11.99 albums on iTunes, you’re not alone. The strategy of ending prices with 99 cents has worked its magic … Continue reading

Well crap…

Up in northern California and PG&E decided to once again cut power… NOT fun with PP bedridden and needing things in the night. No power = keeping food cold, no internet, no cell, time back on unknown… Waiting on surgery … Continue reading

Flump??? Flounce???

Three days of below 32 degrees and winds gusting to 50mph and the leaves flumped or flounced… Or said F-this, I’m outta here… anyhoo, they’re all now on the ground, in about 24 hours. The spots of white down the … Continue reading