My copy: 9780441783588 Well, I'm not going to bother with a description of how different the book is from the 90s film (hint: a lot!). But on its own, just reading it for what it was, I found it a bit surprising and enjoyable. I haven't read Mr. Heinlein's other works yet, so I can't lend … Continue reading Starship Troopers, by Robert A. Heinlein
You know those days when things’re just going along--not good and not bad, just going along--and then you get a phone call that changes your whole attitude toward the day?
I had to get this book for my Antebellum America class in grad school, and I decided early on I was going to hang onto it. For one thing, the title. When the South is spoken of as a region and a cultural mindset, a crucial element to history actually seems...I think "left out" isn't too far off.
After that lovely "gal-entine" I got from my bestie last night, now I get to make her mad at me. She's a Twi-Hard, and I most certainly never will be. I'm an awful pseudo-sister, I'll admit it.
My Valentine's Day present to myself when I left the coffee shop last night was an on-a-whim visit to a manicure/pedicure place. I'd never had one before, but considering I'm trying to return to Jiu-Jitsu soon, I thought it'd be nice of me not to accidentally cut anybody with my nails because of the harsh … Continue reading #014–Why do some women do the super-long fingernails thing?
I'm almost through my 33rd Valentine's Day, (though for the first 2 or 3 I wasn't aware of much more than how nice my toes tasted and how much I hated pacifiers, let alone a diapered arrow-slinger, so maybe they don't count).
I didn't let flashbacks from the terrors of geometry class get in the way. I admit, I admire those who can get math and like it, and I would love to understand more about it myself. However, I am now convinced that today, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is meant for an audience pretty well versed in math.
My copy: 9780345423498 Ah, at last we come to the end of the Odyssey saga, 1000 years after the start, and I'm not totally sure what to say about this one. It has a completely different feel than the other books, and it could be because of more than it's focus. The book is about Frank … Continue reading 3001: The Final Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke
The past few months online have been a revelation for me as a woman, because I've seen honest dialogue about women's issues begin and squeamishness start to pass. Guess it's time to throw my hat in the ring and go searching for the answers I need from women who work and live and think differently.
I've found a new research project...and a helluva lot more to be concerned about... Many thanks for writing, TechGirl. Onward to the "whoa...":