In 2019, the US Senate officially designated June as “Great Outdoors Month”. The first Saturday of the month (this year June 5) is also National Trails Day. This is a great time to celebrate the beauty around us, to think about the best ways to protect it, and to spend time in it. You might enjoy national parks, local walking trails, or a patch of garden in your backyard. You also might enjoy reading about it.
May the Fork be with you! May 4 is Star Wars Day, which is a great day to immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe, and one way to do that is to make some food from the world of Tatooine.
Most of us don’t feel like the hero of the story, but here are some supposed sidekicks and other secondary characters who have journeys of their own.
We have a lot of works written during or about different epidemics, so if you want to read about this part of our collective past, you have plenty to choose from.
As 2020 draws to a close, I’m taking a moment to review some of this year’s books. These are the most memorable.
Different teas evoke different feelings, just like different books, so here are some books that you can enjoy while cozying up with different types of tea.
Blood brings life to the body, and almost as long as humans have been alive, they’ve imagined monsters stealing blood away from them. Stories of vampires and other blood-sucking creatures have cropped up around the world for centuries. They channeled people’s fears even as they gave explanations for certain unknown diseases and other natural phenomena. Now, they’ve become an integral part of the horror genre.
Happy Hobbit Day! Many "Lord of the Rings" fans celebrate September 22, which is Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday. I choose to celebrate it in the most Hobbit-like way possible: making food! This year, I made some lembas to snack on .
Dragons have appeared in myths and legends all around the globe since ancient times, and this is a quick overview of the characteristics and history of the dragon in literature and mythology.
This is the teaser announcement for my upcoming short story, “The Golden Arrow”, which will feature in the anthology “Fairytale Dragons”.