Wordless Wednesday: "Only a mother could love…"

Wordless Wednesday: "Only a mother could love…"

…raising the kids to be cosplayers. (Although from what I’ve seen, there’s usually a good chance that dads are pretty involved with this, too.) Original photos by Paul Vasquez and Florinda Vasquez, edited with Snapseed; collaged with PicFrame; text by Phonto Top left: Eleventh Doctor, WonderCon 2013 Bottom left: Tenth Doctor with Eleventh Doctor companion Amy Pond, Gallifrey One, 2013 Right: Renaissance Pleasure Faire, 2013 -> document.write(”); Posted with Blogsy Subscribe to Blog via Email […]

#readchabon, check-in the last: In Summary (spoiler warning!)

#readchabon, check-in the last: In Summary (spoiler warning!)

Kim and I have been reading Michael Chabon’s Telegraph Avenue together for the past month, along with anyone else who’s chosen to read it with us. We’ve been checking in here at The 3 R’s Blog— April 15: Section I (through page 124)  April 22: Sections I and III (through page 250) April 29: Section IV (through page 381) May 7: Section V (through page 465) and tweeting our thoughts with the #readchabon hashtag. We decided […]

Sunday Salon: Right Here, Right Now (May 5, 2013)

Sunday Salon: Right Here, Right Now (May 5, 2013)

 Time: 7 AM (more or less) Place: The family room, in the recliner, with my laptop literally on my lap (well, on a lap desk, but still living up to its name) Eating: Nothing yet–thinking about what I’d like for breakfast this morning Drinking: Just water right now, but either coffee or tea will soon follow Reading: I finished Telegraph Avenue yesterday, and Kim and I are talking about it via e-mail today as we […]

Book Talk: THE CAT, by Edeet Ravel (via Shelf Awareness)

Book Talk: THE CAT, by Edeet Ravel (via Shelf Awareness)

The Cat  Edeet Ravel Pintail (March 2013), trade paper original (ISBN 0143186450 / 9780143186458) Fiction, 240 pages A version of this post was previously published as a starred review in Shelf Awareness for Readers (April 12, 2013). Shelf Awareness provided a galley of the book (via the publisher) and compensation for the review. Opening lines: β€œHer cage was in the upper corner of the room. There were three rows of cages, and many of the […]

Wordless Wednesday: Home

Wordless Wednesday: Home

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