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The Martian Chronicles

I’d actually forgotten this was on my Classics Club Book List and just started reading it because I saw it on the shelf. Now I have to write something. 897 more words


5 Fandom Friday: Gateway Fandoms

SuperSpaceChick and The Nerdy Girlie are hosting a weekly link-up of sorts, 5 Fandom Friday. It’s a weekly list of 5 things about various aspects of geekery, fandom, and our own blogging personality. 966 more words


Hypocrisy and Sincerity


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Run Time: 14:20.  Gospel: Mt 21:28-32.

Sincerity is a basic human virtue, where … we do what we say and say what we do.

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Fr. David Grondz

Emma Orczy - An Aristocratic Novelist

Day 139 of Colourisation Project – September 23

Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.

Born this day, 23 September 1865, Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála ‘Emmuska‘ Orczy de Orczi was a Hungarian-born, British novelist, playwright and artist, more commonly known as Emma Orczy, the author of… 573 more words


Pride and Prejudice and Superheroes

My wife has been trying to get our daughter to read Jane Austen since our daughter started middle school. She’s now a senior, and when faced with a summer reading list for A.P. 1,329 more words

Inspiration is Contagious

Today on her website, Lauren is talking about how she developed her idea for a spy network run by a woman. I’m no history expert, so it was a surprise for me to read that there really were flower-named spies in the Napoleonic era. 372 more words

Lauren Willig

In Which We Talk Inspiration

Last week on her website, Lauren gave us the scoop on how Colin and Eloise came to be. I thought it was so interesting that they weren’t part of her original planning, seeing as how (ten books later) I can’t imagine… 800 more words

Lauren Willig