Category: Idle Fun

the bane of strong women

the bane of strong women

Years ago, so many years ago the link is long gone and there is no evidence of this quote other than my memory, Scarlett Johansson was giving an interview because she was starring in The Island. I can’t remember the question but her response to it has (obviously) stayed with me. She said how great […]

November 24, 2014 | Posted in meme
My deep, dark book secret

My deep, dark book secret

I have a book secret I almost put into my author bio but my sister encouraged me not to so I wouldn’t alienate any potential non-geek readers. Plus, it’s not particularly related to fairy tales. But it seems just the thing to confess for Sci-Fi November. It’s entirely possible I’ve read more ST:TNG novels than […]

November 17, 2014 | Posted in meme
Sci-Fi Nov: Confessions of an oblivious geek

Sci-Fi Nov: Confessions of an oblivious geek

Odd as it may seem, I never knew I was a geek. I could probably come up with all sorts of reasons why I was unaware but part of it was that I had no point of comparison. My friends bought me guides to Star Trek: The Next Generation and never let on that this […]

November 3, 2014 | Posted in meme
an evening for a book meme

an evening for a book meme

It’s a quiet evening and I’m feeling whole and maybe a little blissful.  What better time for a book meme: Pick 10 of your favorite books or series.  [I made two lists.  10 fiction and 5 non-fiction.] Post the first sentence of each book. (If one sentence seems too short, post two or three!) Let everyone […]

November 4, 2009 | Posted in meme
proper English

proper English

So the Olympic Committee is banning improper English on signs for when all the Olympians and tourists show up. Prime example: “Shangri-La is in you mind, but your Buffalo is not.” I need to find ways to work that into casual conversation. Twitter Facebook 0 Pinterest 0

April 12, 2007 | Posted in Idle Fun