West Wing Recaps: S1 Ep5 “The Crackpots and These Women”

Many apologies for the delayed post, but puppies! They’re doing beautifully, thank you, and growing like weeds. The premise of this week’s episode is that the senior staff are taking a day to meet with small or fringe interest groups … Continue reading

Late Post

Just want to give a head’s up, this week’s West Wing Recap will be either late or non-existent. But I swear I have a good excuse! You see, at about 4 am this morning, this happened: I should note, there … Continue reading

Protect the Women or Change the Men? Or Both?

I don’t write about politics or social issues much on this here blog, but I want to write about one today. Because you see, I have a little son, and I’m beginning to navigate bringing him up to respect other … Continue reading

West Wing Recaps: S1 Ep4 “Five Votes Down”

Episode Four of The West Wing Recaps! Apologies for not posting yesterday. Lazy blogger is lazy and didn’t get it edited before bed-time last night. Thank you for your patience! This episode sets up some major character developments and also … Continue reading

“Ladies of the Field”

Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and their Search for Adventure by Amanda Adams. I’ve been reading this intermittently between other books I got from the library a few weeks ago. It’s an in-depth biographical look at 7 of … Continue reading


I posted about reading Kalimpura by Jay Lake before, but since I’ve now finished it I can give a little more informed response to the book. Overall, I greatly enjoyed it and will certainly be seeking out the two prequels, … Continue reading

West Wing Recaps: S1 Ep3 “A Proportional Response”

Hello again! Time for the next episode of The West Wing! I hope everyone’s enjoying these as much as I am. As always, the greater part will be below a cut due to length and spoilers. So let’s dive in, … Continue reading

Reading Wrong Way ‘Round

There’s really nothing like picking up an intriguing new book by an author you’ve never read before, liking the synopsis enough to start reading…and discovering that the book is clearly the tail-end of a series. *sigh* I picked up Kalimpura … Continue reading

The West Wing Recap: S1 Ep 2 “Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc”

Here we are again with the second episode of The West Wing. Today we’ll be getting a little bit more in depth than last week as we get into the swing of the show after the Pilot. This episode begins … Continue reading