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Week 17 - 2017

Greetings from Boston! It’s been raining here, so everything in my apartment is damp. Fun, right? But it’s almost technically summer, so that’s good news. I’m going to pitch into this head first. 458 more words

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Week 16 - 2017

I almost didn’t start another post today, but I have an hour left of enforced productivity and this is one of the tasks on the acceptable list. 535 more words

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Week 15 - 2017

I hope you are all enjoying a lovely weekend! I’m having a great day here in Boston. I’ve been catching up on some reading and just generally enjoying myself. 499 more words

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Review: Romancing the Inventor

Gail Carriger’s Romancing the Inventor takes place in the same supernatural steampunk setting as her Parasol Protectorate novels, and several primary characters from those novels appear in this novella as secondary characters. 168 more words

Books You Need To Read This Summer

For fantasy fans who like romantic subplots, I recommend The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson. P.S. Have tissues ready for this one. 974 more words


Week 8 - 2017

I have a serious reading hangover. I finished 4 books this weekend. I’m taking a break to watch Batteries Not Included. I love this movie. I haven’t seen it in years. 438 more words

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Weaponized Parasols

Welcome to what I hope shall the the birth of a wonderful, nerdy, DIY little back alley of the internet!  Kiki and the Brain is a joint blog between two folks that were told repeatedly that we should have one of these puppies, but neither of us actually wanted to quit making stuff long enough to do this.   2,869 more words