There are certain elements required of a romance novel, and one of them is the HEA, the happily ever after, or at least the HFN, the happy for now with the likelihood of evolution into HEA a… Read More
Just checking in to say "Hi!" Things are fairly quiet around Casa Bat.I tried an Art as Meditation class but only made it to two of the six classes. Super nice instructor and, I think, proba… Read More
About grief and pretty damned intense – you are warned. Skip it if you like. **You need not respond.** I told you at the beginning that I was going to be stone honest. So here it is.To… Read More
Some spoilers, but not a lot. It's a 1998 movie, folks. I'm not into SF/F at all. There are maybe three books I'd consider SF/F that I enjoy. Earth Abides, Time and Again, and …… Read More
Despite the personal trend this blog has taken, it was originally set up as a place to put my book reviews. It never occurred to me that other people might read it (yeah, I know, dumb). It w… Read More
I read the book by Bill Bryson (local boy makes good, doncha know) when it was published and enjoyed it for the most part. Lots of good lines, an interesting story, some good information on… Read More
This is mostly personal, but it's also about a love story. On this day in 1941, my parents were married. They had almost 37 years together until Mom died.Mom was married at 16, the day after… Read More
[8:38 p.m. June 7. Oh, brother, I've done it again, posted on the wrong blog. This was supposed to go on my private blog. I don't know where my head is these days. I'm going to move the priv… Read More
This is the last of the movie reviews for the moment. This was represented to me by a friend as a comedy. It has its cute parts, sure, but it is mostly a drama about a middle-aged coupl… Read More
For people who just happened across this blog, I normally review books, but my life has been consumed for the last couple of years with my husband's terminal illness, his death, and my attem… Read More
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