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Starla's Spell


A new girl, Starla Cresswell, starts at Sarah Campbell’s school, and Sarah realises there is something strange about her, such as having hypnotic powers over people. 28 more words


The End of the World as We Know It

The End of the World as we know It by Iva-Marie Palmer, Hot Key Books, 2014. ISBN: 9781471402531. Reviewed by John R. Clark, MLIS.

Sarabeth Lewis is smart but far from a popular teen. 592 more words

Grade 10-12


Or, as I presented it to my friends and coworkers, the spice cloud cake.

I pulled out all the stops for this cake. First, it’s a chiffon cake. 2,568 more words


Petit Foes

My childhood reading was split between high fantasy, Books For Young Ladies and wilderness survival stories. I wanted to be a Lady. I wanted to wear big boots and be competent in the woods. 1,397 more words


October 30, 1938: Just Me and My Radio

It’s easy from the comfort of our 21st century recliners to dismiss the mass hysteria of an earlier generation as so many Chicken Littles or Turkey Lurkeys, afraid of their own shadows. 542 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

News and Facebook

I am probably the last Facebook holdout you know aside from maybe your grandparents. After years (okay, I’m going to actually check). After nine years of telling people how evil Facebook was, and how when the aliens land, they will know where to find you because Facebook will tell them…after all my conspiracy theories, distain, and a slightly superior way of saying, “sorry, we’re not on Facebook”, I caved. 218 more words

Kirk to Bridge: Stop Fighting...

The sad thing is that in some ways, it really is this simple. If people simply refused to fight in armies and wars against people they’ve never met, then it would actually be impossible for an elite cabal to consolidate power across the globe, regardless of how much they “owned” or how much fake money they printed.

New World Order