Monthly Archives: January 2017

Current Reading: Cay Van Ash, Candice Fox

The weather outside is frightful, to quote the holiday song. Snow, followed by freezing rain. The hill is iced in, though it should be okay to drive on by this afternoon, we hope. I went back to a post I … Continue reading

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Another storm…

It started snowing at 10:30 this morning. This is supposed to be the 2nd largish storm of the year. You may recall the last one crippled the city. Now at 3:30 it’s still snowing, we have had an inch, perhaps … Continue reading

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Forgotten Book: Transfinite – the Essential A.E. Van Vogt

this is the 251st in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Transfinite – The Essential A.E. Van Vogt by A.E. Van Vogt, NESFA 2003 hardcover, science fiction short story collection These twenty-five stories are old, written between 1935 and 1950, … Continue reading

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Current Reading: old year, new year: Marcum, Kipling, Lemaître

Here we are in a new year, and I do hope it will be a better one than the last. In reading, I finished up 2016 with the (oft mentioned recently) MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part V: Christmas Adventures. If you … Continue reading

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