A Quote and Back to Work!

I am a little too happy to announce that the semester is over and I am getting back to work on the Book 1 reformatting edits and writing book 2.  There are also those posts from last month that I still owe you guys.  Never fear, all is simmering nicely …

New Concept Cover and Update

So the new concept cover is pretty nifty if I do say so myself.  And things are rolling along with the schoolwork. I have the photos from the retreat uploaded, but the editing may take a few days.  In the interim, I give you this to feast your eyes on. …

Short Break

Spring break is over at school and that means I have to put my head down and get to work.       April is going to be a busy month.  Tomorrow I go to the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters’ Conference with my classmates and then this weekend I am …

Monstrous Monday: Crimson Peak

  Do ghosts qualify as monsters?  How about the murderers who made them? Crimson Peak has both, and this delightfully Gothic Horror has the added bonus of some seriously shocking scenes.  Director Guillermo delTorro makes the most of the genre’s atmosphere to deliver what may be the best movie in …

Wild About Wednesday: Wild Spring Scramble

Oklahoma is lucky to have such a diversity of wild and naturalized plant species.  Every year, my wildcrafting friends and I take to the woods to seek out the plants that make great food and natural remedies.  After more than twenty years, I am still learning new things from our …

Fit Friday: Rainy Day Motivation

It can be hard to be motivated when the weather is nasty.  It’s true for spring just as much as winter.  So how can we stay motivated on those days when we really would rather just nap all day? Seeing as this weekend is forecast to be less than spectacular …

Victor Frankenstein Review

    Of course we know the tale.  As Igor says in the opening scenes of Victor Frankenstein, the monster is more famous than the man.  If you watch this movie thinking it is a regular horror flick, you will likely be disappointed. Shelley’s classic has always shown a deep …

Fitness Friday

Finding the junction of fit and food is the biggest help one can have in the quest for a healthier lifestyle.  Who does one listen to?  Who can one really trust in the miasma of information (some good, and some arguably not-so-good) on the internet?  I’d like to know too, …