"Last two speakers of dying language won't talk to each other http://t.co/M5kX2jclCC"
"App 'not as good as a full ultrasound machine' http://t.co/hCuWidcpen < how soon will we be able to run lab off students' smartphones?"
Category Archives: From the museum
In Tolkien’s books, young or youngish ents are mentioned. Where I live, though, the ents are obviously a later stage in the life of trees. You only find them in a mature forest that is not well manicured. An ent-woods … Continue reading
I’ve remarked before that the way to see owls is to go out without either binoculars or camera. Ignoring my own advice, my friend Elaine Bergstrom and I went out to Seminary Woods, fully armed with cameras, to listen to … Continue reading
For anyone who missed my previous announcement, Kindling is available on Smashwords for $0.99. I’m still waiting for them to resolve their issues with Amazon, but if nothing happens in the next week I’ll look into publishing it there as … Continue reading
Here’s the Procession of the Sardar, by Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov. My father had a 45 rpm record with this on one side and Valse Triste on the other. I listened to it endlessly, especially in those cold after-christmas months when … Continue reading
* This is not a paid promotional announcement One of my favorite places to visit is Wakulla Springs, where The Creature From the Black Lagoon was filmed. I’m more interested in the other creatures in the black lagoon, and this … Continue reading
Double Dragon took care of creating the covers for my novels, but I was on my own when it came to reissuing Kindling on Smashwords. Needless to say, I am not a professional artist. What my studio lacks in equipment, … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and Happy Kindling! Kindling, an 11,000-word Royal Academy novella, is now available on Smashwords for only $0.99. See what happens when you mix the Demonology Department’s self-appointed curmudgeon, a banshee, a dragon, and the world’s messiest, most dangerous … Continue reading
My mother would never even let us make fun of the dog. I think she was affected in her youth by this poem, which is in one of the few books I have from her childhood. It had been so … Continue reading
Irene Gallo at Tor has posted a fantastic compilation of artists’ favorite winter pictures. I was thrilled to finally find out who painted a lot of the images I’d been wanting to track down, especially this one by John Bauer: … Continue reading