One thing I’ve been trying to do to keep general morale up while the “shelter at home” drives us all stir crazy is pull out a few recipes we haven’t tried before. For variety. One or two have been decent; Continue reading
A bit of new wire snaked into the lamp housing; Kurusu made an effort not to hold his breath. Continue reading
The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization, by Brian Fagan. Four out of five stars. Like most of Fagan’s works, this is an eminently readable overview of what we know from history and archaeology; in this case, about how climate affected civilizations across the globe over thousands of years. Continue reading
Know where anoles sleep during the night? I found one.
Dogen strode through the hatchway, determined to get this over with- Continue reading
Who (or what) cleans your wizard’s lab?
Depending on how “Sword” your Sword & Sorcery is, you might get away with “no one”, Continue reading
Yep, the monarchs are back.
You can see the caterpillars have been chewing on things. Yes, they eat the flower buds. Continue reading
These blues are trickier than they look.
Engineers, Jack thought ruefully, tuning out the rest of the steampunk geekery with practiced determination. Continue reading
Everything is complicated.
In the weaving neighborhood of Nishijin in Kyoto, the silk looms are sunk into a packed-earth floor. Continue reading