Category: Idle Fun

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

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

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

It’s a quiet evening and I’m feeling whole and maybe a little blissful.  What better time for a book meme: Fiction 1.  She could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it. 2.  When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating […]

November 4, 2009 | Posted in meme
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.

April 12, 2007 | Posted in Idle Fun