Tea in Space: Lamentation

In our most passionate Tea in Space podcast to date, Janet Lee and I get all fired up about certain nitpicky items in Ken Scholes’ new book LAMENTATION. Got your chilled peach wine and messenger bird at the ready? Click here…and be prepared for a discussion worthy of a good con suite at 2am. Gypsy Lee reads HORRIBLE THINGS…

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Alethea Google

For a long time I didn’t bother messing with this Google meme (where you type in: "your name something") meme, ’cause I figured there weren’t enough Aletheas in the world. Guess I was wrong. This was kind of interesting. ******************************************** 1) "Alethea needs" all her detective skills, and the help of her friends, to solve the mystery of Eloise.2)…

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Yes and No

YES, Kitti broke her arm over the weekend, and will not be at work for the next couple of days. NO, I did not push her down at the roller rink. I’ve been asked at least four times now. Really, people. I know you don’t *actually* think I’d do harm to anyone, but that you mentioned i at all…

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The Alethea Section

I assumed I was just going to have my pic and interview on the front page of the Lifestyles section of the Daily News Journal…I only hoped it was "above the fold." After the Bleeding Hearts Club program yesterday (which was a smashing success — pictures tk), Mom and I drove all around town (do you have any idea…

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The Good Ship Mary

In other good news today comes a streak from my dear friend Mary Robinette Kowal. In the last week: * Mary turned 40. She dressed like Cinderella for the formal dinner held in her honor. * She won against me in Iron Chef Pear Battle (But only by the skin of her teeth. And I did have one arm…

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Happy Anniversary, Mom & Dad!

I have declared today Only Good News Day. Next up in our series of happiness: My most excellent parents were married 36 years ago today in a Greek Orthodox church in Vermont, with my father still drunk on ouzo from the night before (thank my godfather for that one). The legend became just one of the many amazing stories…

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Happy Anniversary, Mom & Dad!!!

I have declared today Only Good News Day. Next up in our series of happiness: My most excellent parents were married 36 years ago today in a Greek Orthodox church in Vermont, with my father still drunk on ouzo from the night before (thank my godfather for that one). The legend became just one of the many amazing stories…

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Good News Always Welcome

If you’ve been following the adventures of my shattered pipes on Facebook or Twitter, thank you for your patience and encouragement. But while it was my water that broke, I’m not the one who’s spectacularly preggers. (And I mean, SPECTACULARLY.) Go congratulate Jen and Ken Scholes!!

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