Monthly Archives: December 2015

Holiday Recipes

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday break. Mine was very relaxing. One of my favorite activities was cooking, paired with food photography — which, you may think is obvious and easy but it’s not! Something that looks inviting may turn out to be totally meh in a picture. Here are some […]

Scientists reproduce a stress-induced phenotype in mouse pups thanks to epigenetic reprogramming

© Elena E. Giorgi I’m excited to be blogging about science again, albeit only occasionally. Those of you who have been following the blog from its very beginnings, back in 2011, know that I’ve always been fascinated with epigenetics, one of my favorite topics to discuss. So much so that I’ve managed to include it […]

Fog !!!!

Fog doesn’t happen very often here in the Southwest, so when it does descend upon us, I feel like I just hit the jackpot. We had a nice snowstorm over the week-end and as soon as the fog rolled in, I grabbed the camera and ran out. I even chanced on a nice, friendly crow. […]

Greeting cards and 2016 calendar

I promise, I’m not using the blog as a plug, but every year I make my own greeting cards and calendar, and, given how many people ask me, this year I decided to make them available for purchase to anyone who’s interested. And I learned something new: you can customize almost anything on and […]

Cover reveal: White Light by Anna Simpson

White Light by Anna Simpson Publisher: Three Worlds Press Genre: Cozy Release Date: December 22/2015 Today I’m celebrating my friend Anna Simpson’s (a.k.a Emaginette) cover reveal for her new book, White Light, coming from Three World Press on Dec. 22, right in time for Christmas. 🙂 About The Book: Emma never dreamed of being a super-sleuth. In her mind, […]

December Discounted and FREE sci-fi books: awesome reads and a special giveaway!

This is part of a monthly feature with new releases and free/discounted books available for Kindle and other eReaders. If you enjoy these posts and would like to see more, please let me know in the comments. I might set up a mailing list for these if there’s enough interest. Amazon Best-Seller CassaStar by Alex […]

December IWSG

This is a monthly event started by the awesome Alex J. Cavanaugh and organized by the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Click here to find out more about the group and sign up for the next event. As I was wondering what to write about this month, I realized my insecurities lately have actually been around […]