Whew! I am finally making something akin to a dent in my TBR pile, readers! Today’s gem is a book by Karina Fabian, author of the DragonEye, PI* series and Space Traipse* books. She has also written the Neeta Lyffe* zombie apocalypse series and The Mind Over* trilogy, so she has a backlist you … Continue reading Review: The Old Man and the Void by Karina Fabian
Check out this fantastic piece from Popular Mechanics, readers! Shooting at the Moon: The Pioneering Rocketry of Robert Goddard In 1929, Popular Mechanics covered the explosive work of Robert Goddard. His liquid propellant-fueled rocket, the first of its kind, carved a path to the stars. BY JOHN BRADY MAR 16, 2021 In the December 1929 issue, … Continue reading The Birth of the Modern Rocket
Okay, I was originally going to title this “shoot the stars,” but that can be read to have improper connotations. The piece is about astrophotography, not actual shooting! Even so, someone might get the wrong idea. XD Anyway, enjoy this article from Popular Mechanics, readers! A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY BY MICHAEL STILLWELL MAR 26, 2021 … Continue reading To Snap the Stars
Check out this link to learn more about the light show arranged by SpaceX over the Netherlands, readers! SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Put on a Celestial Show Over the Netherlands By Daisy Hernandez May 29, 2019 While it wasn't a UFO, the spectacle that played out over the skies in Leiden, Netherlands, sure looked like one. However, … Continue reading A Light Show to Remember
You can tell the holiday crunch is getting to this author, can’t you, readers? I no longer have the energy to come up with suitably witty post titles for the Flotsam ‘n’ Jetsam category. This article was nearly named for one of Andre Norton’s novels!!! Apparently SpaceX decided to have a little fun while doing … Continue reading Starman’s – Nope, Wait, That was an Andre Norton Title….
When this author was young, she tended to be rather impatient (I can just hear my mother laughing and saying, “Like it’s changed!”). As a child, this fault would manifest in my attempts to do a chore quickly or to master a skill immediately. (Yes, I actually tried the latter. I was – and occasionally … Continue reading Writers: First You Get Good, then You Get Fast
I am not a big fan of the band Skillet. Most of their music is too loud or “screechy” for me to appreciate. “Hero” in particular is murder on my ears. But there are a couple of songs they have done which I do not think I could live without. Appropriately, the first one to … Continue reading “Your Love Has Called my Name…”