Hummingbird in Repose

I have to tell you I think this is the first time I have ever seen a live hummingbird not flapping its wings. It was strangely thrilling. And of course, it didn’t last long.

Earthquake in Virginia

And I felt it here in Ohio, although at the time I just thought it might be a little bit of vertigo brought on by my recent lack of sleep. Very odd. Also and clearly, everything fine on… Read More

Standard Post-Worldcon Mail Statement

It is: I didn’t respond to much e-mail in the last week, because I was busy partying my brains out. I will be going through my e-mail in the next couple of days to catch up. If you… Read More

Renovation Recap

Renovation was a lot of fun for me, and here are a few reasons why. I’m not putting these in any chronological order, I’m just dropping them out as they come to me: 1. A whole bunch of… Read More

The Big Idea: Brenda Cooper

With a title like Mayan December, you would rightfully guess that something about Brenda Cooper’s new novel involves the fabled Mayan calendar and touches on the hoopla which surrounds its termination at the end of 2012. But Cooper’s… Read More