Category: Fun

The Plot is Murder cover

The Plot is Murder

With Poodles! My friend and Seton Hill University Writing Popular Fiction cohort, V.M. Burns, got a first look at the cover for her debut cozy mystery this week. (In an odd turn of events, I saw it before she did, but I won’t say “nanny-nanny-boo-boo” or anything. That would be rude.) She was a little excited. You can read about…

Wood engraving by Sol Eytinge, form the 1839 Ticknor and FIelds edition.

Ode to Joy, Redux

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol It’s the holiday season, full of stress and cookies and stress and family and stress. Part of me wants to hibernate until June and another part doesn’t want to miss all the fun. In honor of the holidays, I’m rerunning a post I wrote for school, a year and a half ago. Please do not expect me…

Black Widow and Super Dragon Ninja Warrior. Do not mess with them.

Speaking of Little Bitty Bad Things…

Despite the number of ninjas roaming the streets on October 31st, I was incredibly pleased when Thing One and Thing Two, aka the grand-nieces, decided to go with Black Widow and Super-Dragon-Ninja-Warrior rather than Elsa and/or Anna. (And not just because I blame the arctic Halloween weather on the number of Frozen Princesses.) Thing One and Thing Two are sisters,…