the border

I started this book last week and just finished it moments ago. Now, that’s a mark of a good book! It was written by Robert McCammon, who is one of my favorite authors. It told the story of a handful of American survivors during a war between two alien nations …

decluttering

In preparation for a possible future move and because our house is overflowing with stuff, we have been decluttering for the past six months. We’ve been taking stuff to the Salvation Army and selling stuff on eBay and Decluttr. Today, my last item will expire (or be sold) on eBay …

grandma

This was an entertaining character study starring Lily Tomlin. I initially added it to my queue because I heard it was a comedy, but it was actually a dramedy. But, sometimes dramedies are funnier than comedies and that was certainly the case with this movie. Case in point: even Jake …

lost souls

This was the 4th book in Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein series. It felt like they never got to the actual story. I guess it’ll be in the next one, but I’m going to have to take a break from these for a bit. While I read the book pretty quickly, this …

citrus fail

I got a lime tree last spring. As it turns out, citrus trees are very temperamental. When I first got it, it shed a bunch of leaves, but this apparently is to be expected as the plants do not like change. Once the weather warmed up, I put it outside …