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Posts about reading and creative writing

The doorstopper

This week, I was looking atĀ NPR’s list of Top 100 Science-Fiction & Fantasy Books, and it reminded me that I still haven’t read The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. It was on my wish list for at least two years, and I finally bought a copy... (Continue reading)


Posts about games and geekery

Fixing my Funko (Sif)


I’ve been frustrated lately by the condition of my poor Lady Sif bobblehead — specifically, the condition of her head itself. In the course of standing guard over my desk, she’s taken a tumble a few times, and it’s quite the distance from the top of the PC to the... (Continue reading)


Posts about life in general

Another adorable baby otter video

Yes, it’s just what you’ve been waiting for — another adorable baby otter video, courtesy of PBS! This one discusses the process of taking baby otters and uniting them with adultĀ female otters at the aquarium, so the orphans can be raised and hopefully released back into the wild. It’s a... (Continue reading)