No More Mr. Nice Guy

The other day, I was talking to someone about Captain America.  I said how much I admired Steve Rogers's character.  "I've never really cared for him," the other person said.  "He's just too nice." It's not a new sentiment - objecting to characters because they're too good.  It's an objection that I've heard many times, … Continue reading No More Mr. Nice Guy

Keep Calm And Wear A Trench Coat

Yesterday, one of my dearest, most treasured dreams became a reality.  I got a trench coat. I can't exactly remember when my fascination with trench coats came about.  It seems that in every movie I watch, and book I read, at least one character has one of these incredible coats.  (And more often than not, it's … Continue reading Keep Calm And Wear A Trench Coat


  I'm feeling very special.   I did my very first tag one week ago, and already another friend has tagged me!  Maribeth, LouisianaPatriette, of the Formidable Courage (see blogroll) is a dear friend of mine.  She is a wonderful fellow blogger, fellow book-lover and fellow Bluestocking.  She was kind enough to nominate me (along … Continue reading Encore!