June 29, 2008 archive

Springtime On Mars: Stories – Book Review

“For years, people imagined they saw canals dug into the planet’s surface. They called these canals proof of life. They worried what intelligent life on Mars might mean to us earthlings, to our safety. But, it was nothing. An optical illusion a cosmic misprint. There’s no life. There’s nothing.” -From Springtime on Mars, page 112- …

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24 Hour Read-A-Thon: The Wrap Up

By the time I finish this post, the 24 Hour Read-A-Thon will be finished. Phew! What an amazing event. Dewey has asked us to complete post-event survey…so here goes: 1. Which hour was most daunting for you? The 16th hour was when I finally crashed and needed to sleep. Then when I woke up during …

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24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Closing in on 22 Hours

I am in awe of those people who have stayed up all night – I’m barely functioning and I slept for 4 hours! Just over 2 hours left of this amazing challenge an Dewey has given us some challenges. Visit the Readers of the Hour Thank the Cheerleaders Do the post-event survey I’ll wait to …

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24 Hour Read-A-Thon: Hour 20 and I’m Baaaaaaack

I meant to get up at 4:30, but somehow I did not hear my radio alarm. So instead, I woke up at 5:00AM – Hour 20. Looks like some of you have stayed up the entire night! Terri, did you really get up at 4:30 to cheer me on!??!?!? OMG – what an awesome friend …

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24 Hour Read-A-Thon: An Update and Need for Sleep

It is after midnight here on the West Coast and I’m in need of some sleep time. So this will be my final update until probably 4:30AM. Book I’m reading: Down River, by John Hart Number of books read since I started: 2 plus 1 short story The House at Midnight, by Lucie Whitehouse (read …

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