{challenge} once upon a time vii

With the first days of Spring, not only do we have the pleasure of a snowy weekend, but the Once Upon a Time Challenge returns for its annual meeting of Readers of Fantasy, Fairy Tale, Folklore and Mythology. Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings is hosting a 7th year. As Carl writes: The Once Upon a TimeContinue reading “{challenge} once upon a time vii”

{challenge} & that’s a RIP

{The Evil Snowman by Zeeksie (aka Serj)} Before we move onto Winter cheer, R.eader’s I.mbibing P.eril VII has come to a close. Carl V. at Stainless Steel Droppings is an awesome host—thanks for putting it all together, friend—and I look forward to The Sci-Fi Experience coming up next. If you can only manage a fewContinue reading “{challenge} & that’s a RIP”

with anticipation…

Carl V. at “Stainless Steel Droppings” is hosting his annual Science Fiction Experience: January 1-February 29. A few years back I decided I would like to invite other readers to spend time together to: a) Continue their love affair with science fiction b) Return to science fiction after an absence, or c) Experience for theContinue reading “with anticipation…”

Septembers Eve and R.I.P. VI

Happy September’s Eve! It’s that lovely time of year that is not only about back-to-school, exhaustive heat-waves, and the inundation of DIY Halloween food/craft projects–Oh, Pinterest, you, too?!  It is that lovely time of year when Carl V. over at Stainless Steel Droppings is hosting his Reader’s Imbibing Peril Challenge. As Carl writes, “it isContinue reading “Septembers Eve and R.I.P. VI”

the challenge to organize (self)

There are excellent lists to browse for the Once Upon a Time Challenge on fellow book blogger sites, you can use Carl V’s post for the challenge to follow participating bloggers. Natalya and I are still creating our pool from which to work. For various holidays (christmas and birthdays) N has been given some greatContinue reading “the challenge to organize (self)”

an experience

Carl V. over at Stainless Steel Droppings is hosting The Sci Fi Experience 2011. Carl V. writes: I want to provide, here at Stainless Steel Droppings, an environment in which science fiction connoisseurs and science fiction layman can come together and discuss books in a non-judgmental, non-threatening manner. Again, this is about an experience. MoreContinue reading “an experience”