A blog about art, design, books and random things

April 2024

  • They’ve somehow turned the creepy robot that slowly moves up and down the grocery store aisles of Stop & Shop into a plushie doll. Who knew there was a hunger for Marty merch? But, more importantly, who knew that Marty is the official store mascot?

  • For our spring family vacation, we headed up to Maine for some off-season beach bumming and enjoying the city of Portland. Wells Beach Maine Classic Car Museum Downtown Portland We enjoyed the food and all the shops – especially the bookstores and comic book shop. Cate Meow Lounge Children’s Museum & Theatre Would it be…

  • Her latest book, Bride, about vampires and werewolves, is a departure from her usual science-themed work but also not because her signature skill in character development runs throughout and that’s what I love about her books. After reading it on the Libby app/Kindle, I ordered a hardcover copy for my collection. I missed out on…