I’ve just deactivated my Facebook profile, so what do I do to ease the withdrawal? Read about Facebook withdrawal. There’s a really interesting article from LiveScience that explains that while Facebook triggers pleasure in the brain similar to that of cocaine or other drugs, it doesn’t quiet the part of the prefrontal cortex responsible for… Read More Goodbye, Facebook! For now…
Let’s all think about this for a minute: Having a dog is buying a best friends that you have to tie to a leash to prevent from running away. #Showerthoughts https://t.co/3zR721y5Mg — Showerthoughts (@rShowerThoughts) December 11, 2016 This was certainly the case today with our favorite puppy, who decided she did NOT like Santa. At… Read More Santa Claus is coming…to Penny’s nightmares!
Awwww what? A post? Gah, it’s been a long time. Yes, this does mean your Very Favorite Blog is coming back, and SOON! I just need a minute to sort things out. So this page is gonna look silly for a few days until I get everything looking and working like I want it (note… Read More But wait, there’s more!
Before our weekend trip to Pensacola, Florida, Penny was already an interstate traveler, as she visited the Wildflower Trails Festival in Linden, Texas (at which there were no wildflowers or trails) in April. This, though, was a much longer trip – hours longer, even, than our trip to Mandeville earlier this year. We took the long… Read More Puddles in Pensacola
When I was a kid, I lived for Betty Virginia Park. Okay, that and Hamel’s, but we’ll talk about that another time. Betty Virginia was the queen of parks. It had the Biggest and the Best playground equipment, which, as we know, was all that really mattered. Remember the rocketship? GAH! The rocketship! (Luckily, Shreveport-based Sweet… Read More Betty Virginia Park is STILL my favorite in Shreveport
It’s a beautiful day. A clear blue sky and a break from the South’s rainy season. Penny and I had to take advantage of it. Penny and I go hiking about once a week, but we’re what I call Level One Hikers. The Red River National Wildlife Refuge‘s yellow trail was the longest and nature-iest trail we’d… Read More How had I never been to Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park?
I made a few changes to the blog to accommodate posts that don’t involve books, and I haven’t written even one non-book post since. Until now. You, dear readers, have been underinformed about dog-related happenings, and it’s time to rectify that situation. Zelda went to the dog park in Longview, TX. Which wouldn’t be so… Read More Non-Book Update Time (of course it’s mostly about the dog)
My main blog-goal for next year is to expand a bit. Sure, the main focus will always be books, but I don’t want every non-book post to be appended to an actual book post. And, really, this blog doesn’t get enough traffic for me to worry about Google getting mixed up. So Zelda gets her… Read More Zelda went to Houston!…a few weeks ago.