Defy the Stars

Author: Claudia Gray Series: Constellation #1 Rating: 2 / 5 stars Verdict: Bury On Earth, they spent their lives fearing death, denying its inevitability.  They even found a way to expand their life-spans.  And yet they were so shortsighted that they used up the plant that provided the necessary drug. Defy the Stars had potential.  … More Defy the Stars

Into the Water

Author: Paula Hawkins Rating: 3 / 5 stars Verdict: Borrow No one liked to think about the fact that the water in that river was infected with the blood and bile of persecuted women, unhappy women; they drank it every day. I will systematically break this one down as I’m having a difficult time scheming … More Into the Water

You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

Author: Felicia Day Rating: 4 / 5 stars Verdict: Borrow While I’ve been trying to shy away from celebrity autobiographies, I knew I would eventually break my celibacy for this one.  Felicia Day is one of those celebrities that will probably never be widespread in pop culture, but I think she’ll go down in nerd history … More You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

Cilantro Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

This recipe is derived from the Cilantro Burgers with Sriracha Mayo recipe from the Cooking Light website as part of my 2017 A Year of Cooking Light Challenge. Servings: 4 Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Approximate Cost per Serving: $2.25 / burger Chef’s Note: How have I not posted this recipe before?  I honestly thought I had. … More Cilantro Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

Garden of the Gods

A small park, but worth a visit if you are in or around Colorado Springs.  The red rock formations are a beautiful backdrop to the short trails, and it’s an easy, quick visit if you’re heading from Denver to the Great Sand Dunes National Park.  While it was crowded with a bunch of rowdy little … More Garden of the Gods