Crimson Shore by Douglas Preston My rating: 2 of 5 stars I do love the Pendergast books. I love the way Rene Auberjonois reads the characters, I love the Holmesian way Pendergast deduces important from minute details. Then there’s this book. So much of this book had me rolling my eyes. Let me start by […]
We’re having a wake for Loki who died on Monday. People don’t understand, why I would bother for a cat, but he wasn’t just a cat, and saying goodbye to our fur family is a tradition in this house.
In Thai folklore, a Kuman Thong is a household divinity – I’m guessing like a kitchen witch, or maybe even a Brownie. According to hastily researched sources, a long time ago in a lang far away, necromancers used to take the body of stillborn infants, dress them in a neat oil called Nam Man Phrai (honest to goodness baby oil – from babies).
On this day in 2013, I traveled to NOLA believing I would film a movie, but the movie never happened. Memories remind me that for a few days anyway, that dream felt tangible.
We all want to have New Year’s resolutions that have meaning and impact and we hope when we look back on them a year later we’re not deeply embarrassed. For the record I always am. Every year I want to wrap up the novels I have in progress and get them edited and submitted, and […]