Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

Agender empty-nester filling my time with cats, books, fitness, and photography. She/they.

The Last Remains, by Elly Griffiths (audio)

In the fall of 2019, I discovered the Ruth Galloway series and quickly binged my way through the first 11 of them. Each year since, a new book has published, and The Last Remains is the 15th and final volume … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Gossamer Studios

I don’t have much to say today, only that I finally published my photography website! It needs plenty of expansion and work and all the rest, but Gossamer Studios is now live. Hurrah!

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Meet & Greet

It was a very, very busy weekend last weekend. In addition to the Murderbot party and the trip to Nowhere on Saturday, I had an event to attend on Sunday afternoon, too. My hiking group was hosting a large meet … Continue reading

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Murderbot Party

Last weekend, J and I hosted a little Murderbot party. We had a few friends over to open some FunDelivered packages, using our little Roomba to determine who got to choose which packages. Normally, our Roomba is named J Edgar … Continue reading

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April 2023 in Review

Well. April was not as bad as I was expecting, to be honest. It wasn’t a great month, but considering how bad April and May tend to feel for me, I’m happy that things have been as even keel as … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Universal Yums

Years ago, I put a subscription to Universal Yums on my Christmas wish list. I didn’t figure anyone would ever gift it to me, but the idea of a food-based subscription box was intriguing and I wanted to remember to … Continue reading

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Nightbirds, by Kate Armstrong (audio)

Magic is forbidden by the church, but it lives on deep inside certain women, kept hidden by rich families to do their bidding with a kiss. On the surface, this is the story of three teenage girls forced into a … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Doctors Who Don’t Listen

I haven’t done one of these Wellness Wednesday posts in awhile, mostly because I haven’t really had a lot to talk about, health-wise. But something big has happened this month, and I need to get it off my chest. (Warning: … Continue reading

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The London Séance Society, by Sarah Penner

Lenna is a scientist at heart, but after her sister’s murder, she travels to Paris to meet with a renown spiritualist, Vaudeline. Vaudeline has fled London due to the danger posed by unscrupulous fraudsters there. With Lenna at her side, … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Random Tidbits

It’s April, and my brain is all over the place, so here are a few of the random thoughts and weird happenings going on right now. I got an ad from a lingerie company the other day that said I … Continue reading

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