Can You See the Faerie
Have you ever wanted one of those giant descriptive names that royalty have in stories?
Well this author decided to give herself one based on my coworkers' reactions that indicate certain skills and accomplishments are a bit odd or appreciated.
Royal Songbird, Second of that Name, Opener of Tight Jars, Emptier of Mouse Traps, Rescuer Of Trapped insects, She Who Will Not Stop Talking Unless You Ask Her To, Jumper Of Dead Batteries, Changer Of Bad Fuel Filters, She Who Giggles For No Apparent Reason In The Dark, Knower Of ALLTHETHINGS, She Who Runs Like a Bloody Elephant Across The Second Floor At Six AM Please Stop, She Who Runs Around Barefoot Outside For No Apparent Reason Are You Okay, Emitter Of Disturbingly Loud Hiccups, and Stater Of Awkward Political Opinions.
What would your official title.
Humans are Weird - Caffeine
It can kill humans, it has killed humans, it does kill humans, And yet we still drink it. We drink copious amounts of it and will attack anyone who tries to stop us. We have entire cultures developed around its consumption. There is little to no social stigma attached either. This one is going to be fun to explain to the aliens.
Sasquatch lives in the deep wilderness.
Werewolves live in occupied forests.
Mothman lives on rural roads.
Trolls live under city bridges.
Ghosts live in haunted mansions.
What sort of cryptid lives in a library? What sort of elder creature lives in-between the spaces between the books, creeps quietly past the backs of the reading patrons, crouches in the rafters watching, always watching...?
How Many Petals
Here's a fun game. One of the best ways to begin identifying a plant is to count how many petals the flowers have.
How many petals does this plant have on its flowers?
A Friendly Reminder
A Friendly reminder to anyone in McMinnville, OR that signed copies of "Dying Embers" are avaliable at N.W. Food & Gifts.
Stop in for snacks and all sorts of delightful stuff.
Space Australia has its Perks
Earth might be "Space Australia" but it makes some gems of creatures. And some of them won't even kill you. Some don't even kill to eat. Of course all of them will get eaten in the end but at least they won't kill you...
This post is going around tumblr and other places. It deals with how we human types react to non-animate parts of our environment.
I only saw it a day or two ago and today I had the delightful experience of going to the dentist.
"Now just slide in there, nice and easy now," the dentist said to the floss as she eased it between my too tight teeth.
Too Much Lense Flare
You know you need to rethink your filming habits when even the overly dramatic insects think you are using too many lense flares.
The world is full of strange creatures. Form the heights of the atmosphere to the depths of the ocean.
What do you think these ones are?
Betty Adams is an up and coming author with a bent for science and Sci-fi.