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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Anne McCaffrey
It Is Not a Happy Thanksgiving.
I’m going to spend a good portion of my Thanksgiving crying.  I just discovered that my favorite author – the woman who introduced me to [...]
BBQ Sauce Chicken
BBQ Sauce Chicken
Last night and tonight I fixed up some chicken…  I love chicken.  Like, seriously, I love chicken.  I would marry chicken if I wasn’t already [...]
Stacks of Books
Rambling about books…
Well, I did my rambling autobiography last week and I really enjoyed just writing what came to mind, so I decided to do it again.  With a little more focus [...]
"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card
“Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card
Back of the Book: In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train [...]
I feel sick...
I feel sick…
I hate feeling sick.  It’s just allergies, but it affects everything.  Well, I think it’s just allergies.  I’m allergic to dogs, [...]
tokidoki® Barbie® Doll
Oh, no! Barbie has a life!
Okay, apparently parents are getting bitchy about a collector Barbie doll that has pink hair, apparently fashionable clothing, a dog-cactus-thing named [...]
"The Last Olympian" by Rick Riordan
“The Last Olympian” by Rick Riordan
Back of the Book: All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of a victory are grim. Kronos’s army is [...]
BBQ Kaboom
Bookends and BBQ!
I’m sorry; I didn’t post/schedule any book reviews today.  Jaime and I watched a movie last night and then I threw myself into the tub then bed [...]
"The Demigod Files" by Rick Riordan
“The Demigod Files” by Rick Riordan
Back of the Book: How do you handle an encounter with Medusa on the New Jersey interstate? What’s the best way to take down a minotaur? Become an [...]
Lishy's Baked Chicken
Chicken Legs and Corn
Yesterday evening I cooked dinner for my husband.  This is extremely unusual, I know.  So, I’m sharing the recipe!  I sort of adapted what my mom [...]
"The Battle of the Labyrinth" by Rick Riordan
“The Battle of the Labyrinth” by Rick Riordan
Back of the Book: As an incoming freshman, Percy isn’t expecting his high school orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance [...]
"The Titan's Curse" by Rick Riordan
“The Titan’s Curse” by Rick Riordan
Back of the Book: When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped.And now it’s up to Percy and his friends to find out [...]
Rambling Thoughts
My Rambling Autobiography
Inspired by the few I’ve discovered through various means, I’ve chosen to do my own rambling autobiography.  Be scared…  Also, if [...]
"The Sea of Monsters" by Rick Riordan
“The Sea of Monsters” by Rick Riordan
Back of the Book: After a summer spent trying to prevent a catastrophic war among the Greek gods, Percy Jackson is finding his seventh-grade school year [...]
"The Lightning Thief" by Rick Riordan
“The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan
Back of the Book: After getting expelled from yet another school for yet another clash with mythological monsters only he can see, twelve-year-old Percy [...]