“Be the hero of your own life. Don’t let somebody else play that role.” ~Margaret Weis American fantasy and science fiction author Margaret Weis was born on this day in 1948.
Random Quote for December 15, 2022
“History is said to be written by the victors. Fiction, by contrast, is largely the work of injured bystanders.” ~Edna O'Brien Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet, and short-story writer Edna O'Brien was born on this day in 1930.
Random Quote for December 09, 2022
“Just an hour with you, and I understand why we had to meet.” ~Joan Armatrading Kittitian-English singer-songwriter and guitarist Joan Armatrading was born on this day in 1950.
Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 113
Not much has changed since we were last on the property. Our contractor is waiting for materials to lay the drainage ahead of the slab pour. Some of those materials will be delivered today. I’ll have pictures of that process, also. Aside from that, we are still pulling funds together to help pay for our … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 113
Random Quote for September 27, 2022
“Silence always gives consent.” ~Myrtle Reed American author, poet, journalist, and philanthropist Myrtle Reed was born on this day in 1874.
Day 1: Sturgis 2022
Sunday, our little pack rode north to South Dakota to walk the streets of Sturgis for a minute, then spend the rest of the week riding the Black Hills. The ride was cooler than usual and windy. We were glad it wasn’t blazing hot, but we could have lived without the headwind. We rolled into … Continue reading Day 1: Sturgis 2022
Introducing D&D to a New Generation
(C) 2020, JJ Shaun For the past six months, the “tweens” of the family have been clambering for me to play Dungeons & Dragons with them. For various reasons, the timing hasn’t worked—until now. This coming weekend, I will introduce six novices to the world of the Forgotten Realms. I decided to use a pre-generated … Continue reading Introducing D&D to a New Generation
Wednesday Word for May 25, 2022
Today’s word came from a newspaper article. Follow me on Facebook: @jjshaunauthor. Today’s Word Part of Speech adjective and noun Definition Lasting a very short time; short-lived; transitory.Lasting one day only.Being of temporary value or passing interest. History The first known use of ephemeral as an adjective was circa 1576 and as a noun in … Continue reading Wednesday Word for May 25, 2022
Random Quote for May 17, 2022
“Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.”~Anna Brownell Jameson Anglo-Irish writer, feminist, and art historian Anna Brownell Jameson was born n this day in 1794.
Random Quote for April 25, 2022
“The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.”~Edward R. Murrow American broadcast journalist and war correspondent Edward R. Murrow was born on this day in 1908.