Happy (almost) Thanksgiving, Bloglandia! Just a super quick post since many of my American readers will be preparing to stuff their faces soon (not sure how that's different than any other day in the US, but...). Anyway...here in the US we're heading into a long weekend that might involve loitering around airports, taking long rides … Continue reading Happy Books-Giving!
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia! I think we can all agree what with election mayhem, wildfires, a pandemic, and racial tension it's been a tough year. But hoorah, we're nearing the finish line of 2020!! Which means you deserve a treat for making it this far. Below you'll find dozens of terrific (and very affordable) tomes … Continue reading December’s Book Treats
Hello Bloglandia!! Just a quick note to wish you and yours (in no particular order).... Happy Holidays Superb Solstice Kool Kwanza Carefree Christmas Harmonious Hanukkah Gnarly New Year Wondrous Winter Spectacular Summer (to the southern hemispherians out there) And above all, a joyous, jovial, and jubilant jumble of good cheer!!! (Yes, I've been spending too … Continue reading Happy Holidays-mas-kah-za
Finn McSpool gathered some friends together to wish all of you a Merry Christmas, or maybe it's more appropriate to offer up a Nutty Christmas given his friends' primary occupations.... But wait, what's that lurking just out of shot to the right? Another nutcrackery buddy? Finn! That was supposed to be for Christmas Day!!! I should … Continue reading Finn McSpool Wishes You a Nutty Christmas
Finn McSpool and his poultry pal want to Wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!!! And to those of you not in the U.S....Happy Fourth Thursday in November! Nothing more exciting than that fourth Thursday, let me tell you.
After spending the past week persuading you to shop your hearts out at my Bookstore & Gallery, I now need to cleanse my capitalist soul by reminding you that there are other ways to celebrate the holidays that don't involve adding to your loved ones' collection of "stuff." Sure, there are useful gifts that we need and … Continue reading Giving Rather Than Consuming
In the U.S. we're about to celebrate what used to traditionally be harvest time by gathering around a previously frozen turkey that spent its short life jacked up on hormones, antibiotics, and corn (probably in that order), then filling ourselves to bursting with mounds of food drowned under a liter of gravy*. Don't get me … Continue reading My Cynical Thanksgiving-Eve Greeting
I hope all my readers from the U.S had a belly-swelling Thanksgiving and that everyone else had a sane Thursday that didn't involve putting up with any drunk relatives, kitchen disasters or hearing Grandpa Joe's stories over and over and over again. I'm taking a break from writing about writing today to share one of … Continue reading And So It Begins, aka The Scariest Time of the Year