Monthly Archives: January 2015

Something for Thursday

Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello almost defy commentary for me. They simply…exist. A lot of Bach has that feel for me — it’s almost as if Bach didn’t so much create his music as present it, as found, from some … Continue reading

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Punnery is afoot

There was a thing on Twitter where Bell.ca decided to raise money for mental health awareness by donating five cents for every use of the hashtag “BellLetsTalk”. Author Guy Gavriel Kay turned this into an excuse for puns, since he … Continue reading

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A Random Wednesday Conversation Starter

So here’s a question that I posed the other day on The Twitters, after seeing it discussed by a few other folks. There’s an awful lot of writing advice that counsels writers to “grab the reader on Page One!”. You … Continue reading

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Instaweeks

I haven’t done one of these in quite some time, but here are some photos from recent weeks here at Casa Jaquandor…. All in all…I am greatly enjoying this winter. Share This Post

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Non-sentential Links

Just to shake things up, some links which are not sentential in nature. Wow! ::  Writer-acquaintance Ashley Carlson (whose new book, The Charismatics, is both available and good!) has some thoughts on strategy for men who are trying to appeal to … Continue reading

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A few odd items

Because oddness abides, man. :: Since he’s playing in the Super Bowl next week, it stands to reason that someone out there is writing erotica featuring Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. Because…um…I got nothin’. :: “Let It Go”, in Welsh. … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Seems a bit of light-hearted music is called for this morning, so here are a few selections of such. Share This Post

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A Random Wednesday Conversation Starter

Who’s your favorite sidekick? Can be from any genre of anything! Share This Post

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From the Books: “I Never Met a Story I Didn’t Like”

I borrowed this book from the library a few weeks ago, and after plowing through it (and finding it quite hilarious), I reviewed in on Goodreads. But for this space I wanted to excerpt a particular chapter that I found … Continue reading

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Where no cookie has gone before!

The Great Bird herself, the mighty starship Enterprise. Made of gingerbread and stuff. This is the handiwork of a place called the Blackmarket Bakery. And it is awesome. Share This Post

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