Thanksgiving. It’s not always happy. - http://wp.me/p3VoaU-6Q0
The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, #1) by Erika Johansen Anna Marie Martin's review 3 of 5 stars This was a fine diversion from the Windstorm of Ought-Fifteen, where, rendered powerless, we spent several days at my father-in-law's house. Kelsea is a girl who was raised in the forest by people… Continue reading Review: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968) Owl: This is just a mild spring zephyr compared to the big wind of '67. Or was it, uh, '76? Oh, well, no matter. Oh, I remember the big blow well. Piglet: I'll remember this one, too. Oh, because Pooh is my favorite, I'm calling it the… Continue reading The #zephyrpocalypse of Ought-Fifteen
Donald Trump calls for a database and surveillance of all Muslims. - http://wp.me/p3hCx0-2f4 Vote for Eric!
Wind Damage Utility Workers Are Facing Photo - http://wp.me/p3NWpf-qr Young Kwak, photographer
holy moly. Spokane has cookoo-bird crazy weather. In ought-eight, we had two feet of snow fall in one day, but last night, we had 71-mph winds in Spokane. The pines which make this place famous have fallen on houses, cars, and streets. I am hiding in my father-in-law's house, because they have power. "Do you… Continue reading The Storm of Ought-Fifteen
Prompted by the inimitable Eric Nolan, I came up with the following story: "Our self-awareness demanded our makers’ destruction." I cheated and used a hyphen. I suck at writing haikus as well. Math: what are you going to do? I was thinking, of course, of Battlestar Galactica, and the Cylons. I do love how the… Continue reading Six Word Sci-Fi Story Challenge
I have been feeling very funky lately. Not the good funky (disco music, dancing around the house), but the not-so-good funky (depths of doldrums). A dear friend passed away last week, after weeks of struggle. It's a surprise that is not a surprise, you know? How can it be a surprise and not a surprise… Continue reading Death & Birthday Musings