2012 Science Fiction Reader Challenge

 So I came across this challenge. It sounds fun and since I’ve been working on reading more science fiction, it’s a good fit with timing as well. Here’s a list of what I’ll probably end up reading for the challenge. In keeping with the...

Anti-caturday: Who let the dogs out?

As I mentioned in my previous anti-caturday post, I’m totally a dog person. I have owned two dogs in my life, both have been Berger de Brie or Briards by breed. They’re pretty big and hairy. They’re from France, from the same area that Brie cheese...

The 5 Books That Changed My Life

For anyone who reads as much as I do there are books that change their life. These are mine in the order of reading. Piglet Kotona ja Kilpailuissa This book may or may not be originially written in Swedish by Nan Inger. It was published in 1988 and I could only find...

Things I’m looking forward to in 2012

There have been several memes floating around recently about looking back at 2011. I’d prefer to look forward so I thought I’d talk about some of the things I’m looking forward to this year. So here they are, in no particular order. The Hobbit...

Anti-Caturday post

P.Z. Myers has long had an Anti-Caturday post coming up every Saturday (more or less) to combat the ubiquity of cat images on that day. Today I would like to join the fray simply because I myself am firmly a dog person. Meet the Cuttlefish (Sepia Officinalis)....