Category Archives: Kids and Cats

The Third NaNo 2017 Progress Report: Distractions

Consistency hasn’t really been a thing this year, but I have managed to write–something–every day. I did a little better on average, I think, but managed to burn through a good bit of my cushion this week, then raised it … Continue reading

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Of Sea Urchins and Hook-Worms (redux): the Power of Fairy Tales.

I posted this originally in 2013, but I think it has odd resonance in a time when truth and fact have given way to media and public figure pronouncements, when something shared on Facebook could look just as true as … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 1-13-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Claw Clipping (Cats) Some tips and the reasons why trimming your cat’s claws is important both for you and the cat. http://www.catster.com/lifestyle/cat-health-grooming-care-trimming-nails-claws-ask-a-vet Dress (History) For those curious about Victorian Era … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 12-16-2016

Don’t forget to join me all day tomorrow for the Dark Humanities Release Party on Facebook. I’ve prepared some fun games, quizzes, and giveaways for your entertainment. Sign up here to make sure you don’t miss a thing. Note: Videos … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 12-09-2016

Publishing (History) For those who think the indie movement is a new concept, or the generally curious, here’s a quick look at the publishing options in the Regency world with Jane Austen’s experience to illustrate it. https://reginajeffers.blog/2016/11/28/jane-austens-publishing-options-or-being-a-female-writer-in-the-regency-era/ Cats (Holidays) While … Continue reading

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