Kushiel’s Avatar – favorite book in my favorite series

E.M. Mills Rose Garden

So it’s been established that I LOVE the Kushiel’s Legacy series by Jacqueline Carey. But which of the currently eight books is my favorite? Kushiel’s Avatar, the third book in the first trilogy, is dark, gritty, sexually charged…it’s a masterpiece of death and life and love. Phedre must travel to the darkest, most accursed land in her … Continue reading

25 Fascinating Brain Books Anyone Can Enjoy

originally posted at onlinecollegecourses.com. Enjoy! Considering everyone has a brain (at least in a physical sense), it’s behooving of all people to at least put forth some modicum of effort to educate themselves on how the thing actually works. Unfortunately, the oft-frustrating tangle of neurological, psychological and cognitive jargon and science precludes many from exploring a subject they … Continue reading

Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein

photo by ashley christiano

There is a place where the sidewalk ends And before the street begins, And there the grass grows soft and white, And there the sun burns crimson bright, And there the moon-bird rests from his flight To cool in the peppermint wind. Let us leave this place where the smoke blows black And the dark street winds and bends. Past … Continue reading

The 20 Best Movies About Money

originally posted on accountingdegree.com. Enjoy!  Money, even for those who don’t work in finance, is still a part of everyday life. Every time we buy food, pay bills or go to work, we deal with it. Because money permeates so much of what we do and what motivates us to be both very good and sometimes … Continue reading

Werewolves Appear Monthly At Circlet.com

Found this in my inbox last night, figured I’d pass it along. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Werewolves Appear Monthly At Circlet.com (Cambridge, MA) –This year is an unusual year for the moon: she’s gracing us with four partial solar eclipses, and two total lunar eclipses. Lunacy! And the heavens isn’t the only place partaking in a … Continue reading

Huntbloodhound.com is Live!

writers taking on 2011

Originally posted at bloodhoundmobile.wordpress.com…   That’s right, we’re live. Well, a splash page at least. Visit our new site at www.huntbloodhound.com. Subscribe to the new site and I’ll keep you posted about exciting news, info on our launch date, and other updates as we journey from idea to beta. Let me know what you think of … Continue reading

The Dr. E.M. Mills Rose Garden

Visited the gorgeous Rose Garden in Thornden Park, right down the street from my house. Somebody didn’t let me know we were going to stop by, so I only had the camera on my phone to capture some of the beautiful blooms. The rose garden was established in 1922, and still contains some of the … Continue reading

Top 10 Travel Destinations for the Ultimate Movie Buff

Originally posted at online-college-blog.com Traveling to far-flung movie locations is nothing new: there’s actually a whole field of people who dedicate themselves to such pursuits, and they’re usually called “set-jetters.” The good news is that there are hundreds of great locations to visit; the bad news is that a lot of them are in New York or … Continue reading

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