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(Review) Synthetic: Rise of the Siren

WARNING: This review contains spoilers. I got this book because it touches on both mythological creatures and science fiction. Sirens, those wonderful creatures of the deep deep ocean who lure sailors to their death. Created synthetically… hmm. I really enjoyed reading this book, and would recommend it to others. It struck me as being a […]

Doctor Who: The Beginning (Warning: Spoilers)

I began my Doctor Who viewing, like a lot of people, with the newer series. While I very much enjoy the newer series though, it’s left me with a lot of questions. How did things start out? Where did the Dalek and the Cybermen originate from? The Doctor used to have family, right? What happened […]

Practical Decorations…

With the heat of summer, I keep finding myself with my window wide open so that I can run the fan. Too much sun in the room though, increases the heat (in addition to letting in too much light for the comfort of my migraines). So I decided to get a bit creative today with […]

(Review) The Prodigal Hour: A Time Travel Novel

While I enjoyed the handling of the concepts surrounding time travel, I disagreed with the author’s resolution to the greater conflict in the story. The solution revolves around the theme that loving one person is more important than anything else in the world, and feeds into mainstream media’s idea that everyone has to find someone of the opposite sex to love and be loved by or else life is meaningless.

“I’m Sorry” Usage 6: Apologies are Important

Usage 6: Apologies are important. Having examined here a bunch of ways in which we commonly misuse the phrase and shouldn’t be using it, or shouldn’t be apologizing… I want to emphasize at the last that this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t ever apologize. The ability to take responsibility for our own mistakes and genuinely apologize […]