Memorable lines

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

“Two Mai and two human teenagers sat in a booth at the Washington Diner, silently drinking coffee or hot chocolate, picking at a large order of cold, greasy fries topped with thick bright ketchup that reminded everyone there too much of blood. The fluorescent lights made everything harsh and lifeless.” from The Stolen: The Nine […]

This and that

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Hey-howdy! So just a few thoughts and musings today, a bit of news, and a couple of new links. Caffeine and a new appreciation thereof – so you may remember that way back last June, I was really sick for a while. One of the side effects of that was that I pretty much completely […]

Fruitcake

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Ah, the Christmas season!* And in this particular instance I feel no need to be inclusive and mention “the holiday season” because I want to share my thoughts on something that is, so far as I know, uniquely Christmas related.** Fruitcake. I love fruitcake. I love the density, the almost but not quite too sweetness […]