Monthly Archives: March 2017

Book Review: The Menagerie Trilogy by Tui and Kari Sutherland

Did you know that unicorns and mermaids actually have superiority complexes and are mega-jerks?  If you have read the Sutherland sisters’ The Menagerie trilogy, then you know that and more! Logan Wilde and his father moved to Xanadu, Wyoming, back … Continue reading

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The Arsenal at Springfield by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Arsenal at Springfield By HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW This is the Arsenal. From floor to ceiling,       Like a huge organ, rise the burnished arms; But from their silent pipes no anthem pealing       Startles the villages with strange alarms. – Ah! … Continue reading

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Star Wars Rebels’ Zero Hour and Season 3 Review

Wow. Just…. Wow. It appears that Star Wars Rebels’ writers have begun to specialize in flash-bang season endings. The two part ending of season three, Zero Hour, premiered as a one hour episode Saturday March 25, 2017. It. Was. A. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz

Did you know that fairies make bad parents?  Neither did I until I read Miss Schlitz’ The Night Fairy. The Night Fairy revolves around Flory, a Night Fairy who loses her wings to a bat when she is three months … Continue reading

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To the Dandelion by James Russell Lowell

Dear common flower, that grow’st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, Which children pluck, and, full of pride uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o’erjoyed that they An Eldorado in the grass have found, … Continue reading

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Captain America: Civil War – Vision

Sometime back I was watching Captain America: Civil War – again. During this viewing I noticed something very interesting and rather disturbing. At the beginning of the movie, as the battle in Lagos ends, we watch Crossbones blow up three … Continue reading

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Star Wars Rebels Review: Twin Suns

The Star Wars Rebels episode “Twin Suns” was teased just a wee bit too much as the final confrontation between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Maul.  While they did indeed confront each other and Maul, as expected by most of us, died, … Continue reading

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