fAngus and Ragnar · Minerva

In Case My Nose Disappears Overnight

Today's post has some hunting death and some realities of owning predators as pets that I know not everyone enjoys. If you're squeamish, please feel free to skip this post. fAngus and I have come to an agreement of sorts regarding his serial-killing proclivities, in no small part due to my houseguests being willing to… Continue reading In Case My Nose Disappears Overnight

Myths and Monsters · Review

Review: Immersed in Pleasure by Tiffany Reisz

I was prepared to dislike this story. Let me explain: I have real difficulty reading traditional "the only value a woman has is if she's virginal" tropes, particularly when they're virgins being exploited for their virginity alone. So, when I read the description of Immersed in Pleasure, I gritted my teeth and decided I'd read… Continue reading Review: Immersed in Pleasure by Tiffany Reisz

fAngus and Ragnar · Minerva

fAngus: Destroyer of Worlds (and cords)

I present: a series of reasons why I'm not allowed to have nice things, brought to you by a cat who's been incarcerated in my house for the last three years and occasionally reminds me he'll eat my eyeballs first when I die. Destruction, wrapped in fluff. You clearly have too much screen time, and… Continue reading fAngus: Destroyer of Worlds (and cords)

life · Minerva

Today Is World Cancer Day – Get Your Bits Checked

First, I accidentally wrote "bitch" instead of "bits" the first time, so that shows you where my head is at today. I almost left it that way. Second, this week a year ago I was in between the end of my Red Devil chemo treatments and the beginning of Taxol. If you have been around… Continue reading Today Is World Cancer Day – Get Your Bits Checked

fAngus and Ragnar · Minerva

Things I Never Thought I’d Say ’til I Had Pets – Part SeventyBillion

I don't have a real post today, so I've compiled a few choice things I've said out loud in the past week or two to various furry fools in my life. That sock isn't yours. Stop eating the innards. Minerva, whenever she can get a sock out of the laundry before I put them away.… Continue reading Things I Never Thought I’d Say ’til I Had Pets – Part SeventyBillion

Myths and Monsters

This is NOT What I Meant, Horatio: Episode One

"There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." Hamlet, Act I, Scene V, 184-185, Shakespeare. The route I take out to Hastings, (the town in Minnesota, not the battle-of in Britain, just to be clear. Seems worth pointing out that I'm not a time traveler, and the… Continue reading This is NOT What I Meant, Horatio: Episode One