Tag Archives: Automaton

Creepy Clockworks


Mention cuckoo clock and our mind immediately goes to a wall clock with a small door through which a little bird pops out on the hour and says cuckoo. This clockwork movement consists of a precise array of gears and … Continue reading

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From the stacks


Thanks, everyone, for all the well wishes and inquiries on my son’s health. His surgery went well. He’s home for a few days to recuperate, then back to his own house he goes. As for me…I can almost hear the … Continue reading

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See you Monday


I’ve been taking a much-needed blog break since the A to Z Challenge ended. I’ll be back Monday, business as usual and a new 100 Things Challenge. 😀 To all the moms here and abroad and to all the other … Continue reading

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The A to Z Survivor ~ Reflections Post


Well, another April has come and gone and with it another successful A to Z Challenge. Using last year’s interest as a guide, I didn’t do as many science posts this year, focusing on history instead. I chose the Miscellaneous … Continue reading

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Funday Sunday & a Twitterpated post


No, that’s not a typo. 😀 I lead a busy life. To have one less mentally-busy day and still have a good time on this blog, I’ve decided Sundays will be all about wonder and smiles. In honor of mentally … Continue reading

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Revisiting green


They say it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. That comes from the observation that it takes 21 days for amputees to stop feeling phantom limb pain. Imagine what 26 days of off-the-top-of-your-head writing does. Coming off … Continue reading

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What comes after Z?


Hear that stillness? That’s the sound of my mind at rest. My hamster has temporarily hopped off the wheel. 🙂 In a day or so I’ll post my A to Z Challenge results. If you’re here for the first time, … Continue reading

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