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a few hardcovers and pbs available from Closed Circle, signed. Latest: Moonlover and the Fountain of Blood, Jane Fancher short story. Chernevog, part 2 of the Rusalka trilogy co-written by CJ and Jane; and Orion's Children, a tetralogy from Lynn. Plus, coming soon: e-books: Yvgenie, and books from Jane.

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At Miscon 2013, around Memorial Day, Missoula MT, At SoonerCon, in OKC, around June 15, also Spokon in Spokane, in July/August, Beyond that, we aren't sure.
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Colder than the 9th hell’s hinges out there…

Pond’s frozen. Our friend Joan is out gardening. Spring fever is starting to hit.

We’re meeting Joan for lunch today if she’s not standing out in her garden as a stiff and frosty garden elf.

Time, however, to get out and get some stuff. If we don’t stop for cat food our lives will be […]

Better today.

Feeling pretty good—I think it was a vitamin-mineral shortage.

Went and got the blood draw for the endocrinologist (remember Grant’s favorite word?) and due to the snow last night—no wait. Amazing!

Feeling kind of iffy today—don’t know what on earth I could have been exposed to…

But feels a little like a bug…

Maybe dietary. I’ve been skipping a few meals to keep my weight down. Not that I miss them. But today I’m also hungry.

Very sorry to note the passing of Leonard Nimoy…

I know and have known a few of the Star Trek cast, and every ‘inside’ story I’ve heard about him is a good story. Talented, multi-talented, and general nice person. He worked as an actor right down to his final years, and proved he could play all sorts of roles. A life and a career […]

The new machine arrived.

It’s ‘different’ than the previous laptops. Weighs more. Has a monster power adapter–3x the size and weight of the previous. Keyboard is much the same. It’s supposed to be lighted, which requires a bios adjustment—granted you have the hardware. I asked for ‘no camera’. I see no need for one, and imho, they are exploitable. […]

The joys of plumbing…or WHY water escapes weird equipment…

Last night well after 10, Jane went down to the basement to get her laundry…and found a big puddle.

Our sump arrangement for the marine tank in the living room is right by the washing machine.

Two days ago, I spent at least two hours cleaning the skimmer — a fiendish plastic column, double-sleeved, with […]

I think Dell has gotten officially embarrassed…

Not only have they shipped my new machine four days early, they’re shipping it, apparently, overnight for Saturday delivery. And maybe my pitching several fits has shone a light into some areas of their machinery they need to look at.

We shall see. I hope this is good enough to make it worth all this!

Ah, me, the dissolute gamer…

We’re trying ‘dungeons’ for the first time in Guild Wars. Tried one, low-level, didn’t get quite through it, not enough firepower. So what do we do? We volunteer as cannon fodder for a much higher level dungeon. I’ll say we learned a bit…but we also went way, way, way late. Poor Lynn was up til […]

We got the pond fixed and one pump running

Jane got down and dirty and hauled rock out of the sodden pit of stones—the edge of the pond had depressed (fill dirt) and created a leak that lowered the water level several inches, making the red Japanese maple very happy. We will now have to remember to water it.

I went out after sand—couldn’t […]

For Joe

a hive you don’t have to get into?

Just looked kind of interesting.