Hello Bloglandia! So, I'm grudgingly having to accept that we are knee-deep in autumn here in Portland. Anyone who's been with me for a while knows my distaste for the icky season between summer and winter. Besides the mucky leaves making the sidewalks treacherous, the darkening days, and the disgusting scent of pumpkin spice everything, … Continue reading Finn Frolics in the Floral Finale
That's right, it's Beer Lovers Day!! Which means, even though it's only 7:30 a.m. here in Portland, Finn McSpool has already been pouring hoppy goodness onto his cereal. As for me, since it's a bit too early to celebrate, I'm sharing a post from St. Patrick's Day a couple years ago in which Finn and … Continue reading Happy Beer Lover’s Day
Hello Bloglandia, Since I'm drowning in the depths of a major rewrite to the second book in my Cassie Black trilogy, I'm saving some time by resorting to a little bit of bloggy shenanigans. Helping me out with this trickery are your favorite monster, Finn McSpool, and the people who come with these odd national … Continue reading Flying to the Past for National Aviation Day
Hello Bloglandia! If you've been wondering where Finn McSpool has been lately, well, he's been in the exact same place at me: Stuck at home with no prospects for travel for a very, very long time thanks to the moronic... [very long rant redacted in exchange for...] Okay, I won't get into the ridiculous embarrassment … Continue reading Finn McSpool Embarks on a Mini-Escape
Hello Bloglandia! It's that time of the week where I hunt down a quick snapshot to bring a little grin to your locked down faces. As you know, I've been trying to get a photo of the goslings that should be roaming around my neighborhood any day now. But once again, the local goose families … Continue reading A Friday Smile – Part Five
Hello Bloglandia! Spring is going like gangbusters here in Portland. After a cold and blah March, April has been strutting her stuff with clear skies and temperatures in the high 60s to low 70s (that's around 20-22 for you Celsius folks). With weather like that it's time to get out in the garden (since I … Continue reading April Showers Bring…Monsters?
To say I'm a book addict would be like saying Keith Richards has dabbled a few times in drugs and alcohol....a bit of an understatement. And like any addict, supporting my habit might require me to dive into a life of crime if not for one of the best inventions humans have ever come up … Continue reading A Brand New Library to Drool Over
A tour with photos of the interior and exterior of Strasbourg Cathedral in the Alsace region France. Includes information on the astronomical clock.
It seems like it's been ages since Finn McSpool has pestered me for a photo shoot. Perhaps he was feeling chubby after too many trips to the boulangeries in France or maybe he was actually thinking of others and letting me finish up those last pesky edits on my books. Whatever the cause, the strange … Continue reading Exploring the “Finn”door Garden