Monthly Archives: December 2017

Final Post 2017 Best Series Read This Year

For glorious post 100!!!  The book series I read in 2017 that was the very best science fiction set of novels or any other genre I’ve read in ages goes to:

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DOA Through The Ages

Ha, not really me.  But I’ve certainly used a lot of avatars over the life of the blog.  Some were just part of 23 Things, but others are clearly the sort of solipsistic thing introverts shouldn’t indulge in. Te Presente … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Report: Designated Survivor

Here’s a show I stopped watching somewhere this season, then watched the final episode to see how it all played out. The series started off so well, then became the Hannah show.  She isn’t admirable to me, she does what … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Report: The Walking Dead

For me, the show started a huge downhill turn with the way Beth’s fate was handled.  Since then, the summary dispatching of characters “to advance the story” has been bleeding the show dry of it’s heart. Though he lives and … Continue reading

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This Is Us Binge Watch Episodes Pilot through Ep. 7

I’ve seen the article headlines for this show, and being in a mood to just watch TV last night, I curiously loaded up the pilot. At first I thought all of these characters are unlikable, why are people watching this? … Continue reading

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Happy New Year’s Eve!

What an odd year it has been in the world.  My mind always prefers optimism, so I can’t dwell on any of that.   In my own little cocoon of an existence, I’ve worked to keep things light. Here, in a … Continue reading

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Peeps Unknown

I’ve been working to digitize photographs as well as slides and negatives I inherited from mom.  Slow going.  Slowly, I’ve been able to recognize and identify many people from different points in their life.  Sometimes it seems the more you … Continue reading

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