The Catmage Chronicles
It's been hundreds of years since the Darkness last surfaced, a grim time when both humans and Catmages lost their lives. But now the Wild Ones work with humans again, and thirteen-year-old Andy Cohen gets the surprise of his life when a talking cat shows up in his front yard. Goldeneyes, a powerful Catmage, needs Andy’s help. In the exciting first installment of this new series, Meryl Yourish takes the reader into a world of magical cats, dark powers, and a boy who finds himself entangled in their war.
Category Archives: Meanderings
It’s 94 in Richmond right now. It’s going to be in the sixties tomorrow. WTF?
Do they bury you barefoot? I mean, in Jewish burials. I love going barefoot. I was born barefoot. Iwouldn’t mind if I died barefoot. And I would like to be barefoot when they put me in that pine box. I … Continue reading
I have an appointment with an allergist on Thursday to determine exactly which parts of Virginia I am allergic to. One result of the appointment is that I may not take any allergy medicine or antihistamines or pseudofed, starting today. … Continue reading
Lair reminded me that today is 4/11. He says to ask him any question. I think I’ll take questions from the audience, too.
So, did anyone ever put up a sign that says, “We gave peace a chance, and it didn’t work. Now it’s time for war.” Just wondering.
I have always—always wondered what the hell “reading them the riot act” meant. I knew there was a Riot Act, but I never got it. But then I found this nifty website, which explains what that prhase means. In English … Continue reading
Whenever my friends and I were tired of talking about a subject (often after a serious discussion), someone would say, “So, how about those Yankees?” It was code for “Change the subject, this is boring/depressing/over with.) Scanned the news today. … Continue reading
Why Americans are better than Islamists, Reason One: They have fatwas. We have WaWas.
Today, while talking to a friend or two, I made the following comparison: A flea is an annoyance that must be hunted down and destroyed, as are flies and mosquitoes. But a gnat? Most people ignore gnats, at most, waving … Continue reading
I was just looking around for various statistics, and discovered that I am older than more than a third of the people in America. Wait. That means that I’m younger than nearly two-thirds. I feel much better now.
If one needs to open a can with a can opener, one should probably not put it in the dishwasher and then run the dishwasher before one opens the can. Just sayin’.
Have you ever notice that the more stressed out and angry you get, the stupider the world gets? I swear, my IQ must go up fifty points when I’m going through tough times.
Did I really, truly think that ELP was anything other than facile, puerile, pretentious pap? Just go look at the lyrics to Closer to Believing and you’ll see what I mean.
A tip for you all: If you ever drop a box of toothpicks, make sure you find them all. Half an inch of pointed, wooden toothpick in the ball of your foot is a very unpleasant experience.