A Shadow has nothing of its own.
Its shape, clothes,
All come from its owner.
But look at it long and hard,
And you will feel its presence… 43 more words

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House is an absorbing, spooky, and fun adult debut, perfect for its October release month.

Alex Stern isn’t the usual Yale freshman. A California dropout with an unfortunate past, she’s recruited to the Ivy by Dean Elliot Sandow, who needs her abilities in one of the legendary secret societies. 517 more words

Book Review

Watch Over Me

Through time and space I travel as corporeal beast
and each step negotiate thank Son rose in the east
Thank Son in the heavens who directs my every step… 259 more words


A Preponderance of Stupidity

In these perilous times in which we all live—the beginning of the end-of-times, as some might say—I have become increasingly intrigued by the preponderance of undeniable stupidity evidenced by the human species. 597 more words


Where Does This Lead?

Good afternoon from Westminster, MD!

Last time we ended with the question, “Where does this lead?” Where do the realities created by extreme poverty and the insecurity of basic resources lead for people like Gladys in places like Nicaragua? 368 more words

Heavy lifting ....

A new Oxfam report finds a record increase in the number of Australia’s billionaires –  from 33 to 43 in 2018.  ‘Australia is among the wealthiest nations in the world, yet the pervasive gap between the haves and the have-nots persists’ says Oxfam Australia’s chief executive Helen Szoke. 11 more words


Thirsty Thursday King

So this month I decided to start a new post thread called “Thirsty Thursday King” which will display handsome king’s for our queen and/or king eyes. 563 more words