Archive | October 2013

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Can a Series be Salvaged?

There is very little love right now for Mrs. Charlaine Harris on the web. A lot of her fans (myself included) were left flat at the conclusion of Dead Ever After. The ambivalent non-ending to the Sookie Stackhouse saga disappointed the masses. [spoiler: Sookie ended up kinda with Sam, but not really in a committed […]

Goats on the Roof

It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. – J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings On sunny September Saturday, my husband and I had a mini-adventure. There was no […]

The Company You Keep

The husband and I had a outing over the weekend that focused on fishing. Not my thing but hey I like the guy and I had a fully loaded Kindle (gotta love thousands of books conveniently carried in one slim tablet). The weather was awesome cool Autumn crispness. The leaves were ablaze with color and […]

The ‘Awkward’ Feminine Mystic

Awkward is funny. (It is usually funniest to those witnessing -not partaking in the awkward situation.) Uncomfortable awkward scenarios is the bread and butter of most sitcoms and romantic comedies. However, some situations can only be fully appreciated by the fairer sex. I encounter these situations with some regularity, but it wasn’t until recently I […]

Don’t Date the Hero

When I was a kid, there was a running joke in my family, “you never want to be the hero’s girlfriend (or best friend)”.  It’s always the girlfriend that gets attacked/kidnapped/murdered. We were big fans of Mel Gibson – before he was a whacked out male chauvinist, Arnold Schwarzenegger – before the nanny baby scandal […]