This is what GISHWHES 2015 did for me…..

…made me OCD checking the list for new tasks every day. My team scored over 4400 points and I couldn’t be prouder. As a first timer, I didn’t know what to expect. The overall scoring of bonus points, but Team A Leaf In the Wind was EPIC. …sparked my creativity. GISHWHES brought out my inner […]

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June evaporated. The kids got out of school and mommy turned on Netflix in the kitchen to watch Supernatural while I cooked and cleaned. The first few episodes of season one scared the crap out of me. Watching Sam’s mother burn on the ceiling reminded me of every horrible devil possession movie I’d ever closed […]

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Review: Ares by KA Finn

I ignored my kids for a day to get to the end of Ares. The story is rich and full of unexpected twists and turns. Ares lingered in my mind. I find myself thinking about the story even though it’s been weeks since reading it. I put the book down and kept saying “wow” in […]

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Bad Poetry Contest Entry

Agent Chip MacGregor posted his annual birthday bad poetry contest.  I suck at poetry, so I figure this might be the only poetry contest I will ever win.  Ready for some terribleness?   Think I can win with this drivel? SOCIAL Just Twitter. You know u want to. Random thoughts abound for free.   Friend […]

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Review: Avengers Age of Ultron

Age of Ultron delivered on the Marvel promise of constant action and one-liners while pitting our beloved Avengers into battles against ridiculous odds. Before the movie came out, I avoided as many previews as possible and I’m glad for it. I’ve caught up now. Many of the elements that delighted me (like Veronica) were shown […]

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Sherlock Holmes, the game is on. I freaking love this show. Honestly, I don’t know how I’ve missed it until now. My husband tried to get me to watch season 1 a couple years ago, but I couldn’t get into it. Sherlock requires full attention and I couldn’t divert attention from the children required to […]

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Review : Darknet by Matthew Mather

  Yes, I recommend this book— two thumbs up! 4.5 of 5 stars From the blurb: Jake O’Connell, a New York stockbroker, is pulled into an international web of intrigue through the death of his childhood friend, Sean Womack. At the same time, in China, Jin Yi is discovering a list of wealthy dead people […]

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H… Is For Horror

Horror stories chill me to the core. Scars appear on my psyche from every scary flick I’ve seen. Nightmares from my childhood remain vivid into adulthood. I can’t forget the images of vampires chasing me and taking my family. Should my grandmother have let me watch Salem’s Lot when I was four? Probably not, although […]

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Shillelagh Acres: Home For The Aging Leprechaun

Have you been losing too many pots of gold lately? Has your Shillelagh lost its shine? Are your shiny things looking a little dull? If you or a loved one can no longer ride rainbows without a stair lift, it might be time to consider Shillelagh Acres, home for the aging Leprechaun. We’ll treat them […]

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What’s Better Than One Light Saber?

Three Lightsabers! In a silent auction at my son’s school last night, they had a Star Wars package including an adult-size, blue, light saber. The geek in me wanted to bid, and I watched it all night long,  The package included a Yoda umbrella nearly as large as the light saber, a Star Wars Rebels video, […]

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