In my mailbox

The spice is flowing … While the mailman has passed by the house leaving only a few cards, Brown has dropped off a couple of books. PYR sent me a finished copy of “The Steam Mole”. The Steam Mole was a good read, but I would recommend starting with the first book in the series…

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A nice gift

I decided not to decorate this year. But as you might imagine, the ghosts of Christmas present would not allow that and I have received some Christmas ornaments. One ornament really touched my steampunk soul, Sharon Day gave me a Nautilus ornament from Hallmark. I may have to re-watch the movie 20,000 Leagues Under the…

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Ode to Krampus

On Christmas eve some may hear the chime of a distant bell and others may hear a sweet Yule-time carol But, a few will hear the clatter of the cloven hooves of hell as their greed has put their mortal flesh at peril The Krampus stalks his prey this very night and He will mete out…

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New books just in time for Halloween

When the air turns crisp and school is back in session, everyone starts to plan for one of their favorite Fall holidays: Halloween. Our friends at Gooseberry Patch provide hours of frightening fun in this brand new collection of ghoulish tricks & treats, spooky crafts, clever costume ideas and devilish decorations. With full-color photos on…

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Free Cookbooks for the Holidays

Let me remind you to take a few minutes to check the price before making your purchase. Free ebooks wont stay free forever … Circle of Friends Cookbook – 25 Savory Pie Recipes 21 Christmas Holiday Beverage Recipes Hazel Sponili’s Christmas Cakes Pies And Pudding Recipes Christmas Cookies Kids Enjoy Enjoy the holidays …

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! This picture was taken over 30 years ago. I was entertaining a young neighbor who had Down syndrome with some sparklers during a 4th of July party. I guess my favorite memory of the 4th would be watching a parade with Willy when he was little. I would make him stand…

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Happy Veterans Day

I want to take a moment to express my thanks to all of those who served. Without doing what you did, I couldn’t do what I enjoy. I also want to add a special salute to my favorite veteran Debby Reagan. I have my flag up for you baby!

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The Dead Rabbit

A man is driving along a highway and sees a rabbit jump out across the middle of the road. He swerves to avoid hitting it, but unfortunately the rabbit jumps right in front of the car. The driver, a sensitive man as well as an animal lover, pulls over and gets out to see what…

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1 second add before the New Year

If you think that time is dragging before the New Year’s party, well it is. We will have a one second delay… due to a slowing rotation of the earth.

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FOXNews.com – Why Believe in a God? Ad Campaign Launches on D.C. Buses – Local News | News Articles | National News | US News

Ads proclaiming, “Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness sake,” will appear on Washington, D.C., buses starting next week and running through December. The American Humanist Association unveiled the provocative $40,000 holiday ad campaign Tuesday. In lifting lyrics from “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” the Washington-based group is wading into what…

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