Monthly Archives: February 2017

Captain America: Civil War – Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow

There is very little in the Black Widow’s life that is straightforward.  While competent and practical, Natasha has not always made the right decision in every situation.  This is normal enough; everyone makes mistakes.  It is part of being human. … Continue reading

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Serenade by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Serenade by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow STARS of the summer night! Far in yon azure deeps, Hide, hide your golden light! She sleeps! My lady sleeps! Sleeps! – Moon of the summer night! Far down yon western steeps, Sink, sink in … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Time Traders: Firehand by Andre Norton and P. M. Griffin

If the names Andre Norton and P. M. Griffin look good together, then that is because these authors collaborated several times on novels set in Andre Norton’s universes. From the Witch World to the Time Traders, P. M. Griffin co-wrote … Continue reading

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The Rescue of My Stupid Pet Betta Fish

Normally I keep all my private and personal affairs just that: private and personal.  But something very bizarre occurred the other day, and I have got to know if I am the only pet owner on the planet who has … Continue reading

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Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes Aye tear her tattered ensign down! Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky; Beneath it rung the battle shout, And burst the … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: The Lion Roars

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Book Review: Timothy Zahn’s Quadrail series

To this blogger’s great distress, I have not read many Timothy Zahn works which were not written under the auspices of Lucasbooks. What can I say? The man writes great Star Wars stories! But, while he may be best known … Continue reading

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