Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Skeleton in Armor by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Skeleton in Armor By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “Speak! speak! thou fearful guest! Who, with thy hollow breast Still in rude armor drest,       Comest to daunt me! Wrapt not in Eastern balms, But with thy fleshless palms Stretched, as if … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

A Long Way from Chicago was a gift I received years ago.  Sadly, though, I did not get around to reading it for some time.  But when I did I learned just what I had been missing. The novel revolves … Continue reading

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One Life: A Human’s a Human, No Matter How Small

I think that Peeta was onto something about us destroying one another and letting some decent species take over. Because something is significantly wrong with a creature that sacrifices its children’s lives to settle its differences. – Katniss Everdeen in … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War – The Honorable Mentions

I do not know which Marvel movies I will be watching before Avengers: Infinity War and its sequel appear in theaters, readers. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 looks promising, as does the Black Panther film. The third installment in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Star Trek: The Great Starship Race by Diane Carey

Well, I did not begin posting about Star Trek fiction as soon as I had hoped.  But better late than never, right? Today’s focus is Star Trek: The Great Starship Race by Diane Carey.  If you were to type the … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Kegs

Battle of the Kegs by Francis Hopkinson Gallants attend, and hear a friend, Trill forth harmonious ditty; Strange things I’ll tell, Which late befell, In Philadelphia City. ‘Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Zoids – The Gustav

Welcome back to the wonderful world of Zi, readers! This Spotlight! post is focused once again on a zoid from that magnificent planet in the far reaches of the Milky Way Galaxy. This zoid, however, is not used in combat … Continue reading

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