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"Wreck This Journal," Keri Smith

Pros: Very freeing; highly unusual; childlike and playful Cons: A couple of details could have been thought out better Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group..   *Sounds of disused muscles stretching* It’s been a while

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Sinister Shoes and Reviews 6-9

What is it with shoes on the side of the road? For years now I’ve seen tons of shoes just lying on roads, whether city streets, suburban drives, or highways. Often just one; occasionally two. I mentioned it to my

Posted in Cooking, Writing

Easter necklace special & 5 of 10!

RICHARD’S EASTER NECKLACE SPECIAL: Many of our lovely necklaces were made by Richard, a member of the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) and beading fiend. He typically works in glass or natural semi-precious gemstones. In honor of his lovely work,

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Two of Ten

Here are the first two of those ten book reviews: Virginia Kantra’s Sea Lord and Nora Roberts’s Vision in White. Both are outstanding upcoming books. The first is a modern fantasy and erotic romance, while the latter is an erotic

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After having computer troubles over the last week (turned out to be a trojan) and mostly doing a lot of reading, I now have TEN book reviews to write. Yes, ten. However, because I happened to get shipments of upcoming/just

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Human Chess

Yesterday I got to chatting with my husband and someone else about some of the hijinks that went on at MIT when I & my husband were there. One that I didn’t think of at the time but that for

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Prozac Cat

First, that promised update on where all my time has been going lately: our cats. Selene’s medical problems are under control with once-a-day medication, but she was still trying to kill her brother. So we caved and put her on

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Book review & a few links

The first book review of the new year is of Yasmine Galenorn’s Night Huntress. I had some stylistic problems with it, but it was a very enjoyable book. Also, if you enjoy our reviews, please consider voting for Errant Dreams

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Dire Crickets

In New England we had little black crickets that didn’t even make me—notorious bug wimp that I am—nervous. In Maryland we don’t have crickets, we have Dire Crickets, a reference that any D&D geek will understand in a heartbeat. They’re

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WW III in my living room

I’m worried that one of our cats may be ill or in pain or something. She tends to get territorial and cranky now and then, but lately she’s practically been trying to kill her brother. It seemed to center around

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Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.