[Minor spoilers] Catalyst makes for a good set-up to Rouge One; I certainly feel like I will have the upper hand in understanding the chain of events in why things start out the way they do when I see the movie. The prose is middle grade in order to be commercial, I get that, but… Continue reading Review: Catalyst – A Rogue One Novel by James Luceno
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Amazon blurb: From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie-Laure… Continue reading Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Ridley Creek State Park is only 15 minutes from my apartment, and holds within it the Colonial Plantation featured in a previous post. With miles of trails to hike, Ridley Creek has many still-occupied 18th century farmhouses (oh how I want one,) as well as ruins of ones that did not survive the ages. The ruins… Continue reading Ridley Creek State Park: 18th Century Charm
I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power… Continue reading Wise words for Election Day!