Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

5 Interesting Links for 07-03-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Europe (Art) This is less an article to read than the link to a free book from the Chicago University Press. It’s a PDF by an artist that offers a … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce

Several years have passed since I read Book 2 of Song of the Lioness. I didn’t remember putting in a hold for the next one, but the library just informed me it was available, so I started reading. Tamora Pierce’s … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 217: Squirrel Olympics

Enjoy this fun experiment in defeating squirrels who steal from bird feeders. The results are fascinating. The video is longer than my usual, but there’s an important note after the trials.

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5 Interesting Links for 06-26-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Steampunk (Art) Artist Tammie Wales shares some of her beautiful steampunk art painted with coffee instead of traditional paints. https://www.boredpanda.com/it-takes-hours-to-paint-steampunk-art-using-real-coffee/ Preventative (Health Care) There have been many attempts to provide … Continue reading

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By Darkness Revealed by Kevin McLaughlin

The novel begins like an introduction to urban fantasy with detailed explanations of standard elements. However, it plays on many English boarding school tropes as well, offering an interesting blend of the two. The twist comes in the boarding school … Continue reading

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