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Salamander: Turned Edge

Time to update what’s happening with the ‘Salamander’ Patchwork of the Crosses runner. Now that the three hand pieced blocks are finished, it’s time to turn the edges ready for hand appliqué to the background. 218 more words

Patchwork Of The Crosses

Salamander Wines!

The art of wine making… I appreciate a good wine, but especially if it is named for a salamander! And what is better than curling up with a good book (about salamanders…) with a glass of wine? 160 more words


Mythology Monday: Xolotl, king of the A-xolotls!

This Mythology Monday is devoted to the Aztec god Xolotl (would have been pronounced “sh-ō-lōt-uhl”).

Aztec gods are not often “the god of ___.” They usually represent many things. 209 more words



Metamorphosis. The incredible process that helps define an amphibian (amphibian= of both sides of life/of two lives). This process is a work of art in itself, in how it completely remodels the animals’ physiology and sculpts the anatomy. 85 more words


February Species of the Month: Blue Spotted Salamander!!!

And now, the February species of the month: the blue spotted salamander (Ambystoma laterale)! This species has to be one of my all time favorites. 469 more words


The Novice: Book 1 of Summoner by Taran Matharu

The Blurb:

Fletcher was nothing more than a humble blacksmith’s apprentice, when a chance encounter leads to the discovery that he has the ability to summon demons from another world. 511 more words

Book Reviews - SF

It's a snake!! It's a lizard? It lives in my back yard???

So during one of my back yard improvement projects, I came across this little fellow.

When I first saw it I was freaking out because I thought it was a snake.   155 more words