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Monday Musings: "Your Books Are So Good, I Shouldn't Have to Pay for Them."

This happened to an author of my acquaintance. She got an email from a “fan” and the gist of it was this:

Dear Ms. Author. 746 more words

Life, And Everything Else

Soapbox: Batman: The Killing Joke and why sexual violence in pop culture is no laughing matter

The recent release of the trailer for Batman: The Killing Joke – the direct-to-video adaptation of the comic book by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland – has reignited the long-standing debate over the artistic merits of the story in general, and its handling of the Batgirl character in particular. 1,929 more words


The Meek are not inheriting this Earth

From the late sixties when i began to have a voice and an opinion i have been vocal about the evil things that go on in this world. 465 more words


Twinkling Christmas Lights

I meant to post this in December, but forgot to and just found the photos buried in my files.

We use LED lights on our Christmas tree. 52 more words


Sunday soapbox

Sunday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 16 more words


Go Big (on Culture) or Stay Home

When I was scheduling this trip, I didn’t originally mean for it to be during Orthodox Easter, but when I realized it (before booking the flights), I thought it would be really cool to do it during that time, to see the city in a different light than normal. 405 more words