Nathan Furniture

12 Dec 18

Only a short decade ago, both bookstores and video stores were considered by most to be essential institutions. Although the Internet was certainly becoming more powerful by the day, eBooks were not yet attractive reading tools for the masses and Netflix was still limited to DVDs by mail, the capability of streaming only a dream […]

12 Dec 18
Books + Coffee = Happiness

Thank you for inviting me to your blog with new release, MM romance, Snowflake Wine. The story is contemporary gay romance with an edge of fantasy, especially written as a sweet but sexy Christmas treat. Jamie Snow and Nathan Bloom, my characters are as usual, dear to me. Jamie has battled all his life with […]

10 Dec 18
Archy news nety

Leslie Johnson, the architect of Louisiana Marsh Blues who was better known as "Lazy Lester," died Wednesday afternoon at his home in Paradise, California. He was 85. In the 1950s & 60, Johnson was a major player in the Jay D. Miller studio in Crowley. Miller's collaboration with Nashville's Excello Records delivered classic swamp blues […]

10 Dec 18
Labors of the Mind

“The principal political achievement of black studies programs has been survival,” said J. Blaine Hudson, former director of the department of Pan-African studies at the University of Louisville. In an article titled, “The Lasting Contributions of African-American Studies,” in the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, Hudson and several other Black Studies’ scholars discussed the history, […]

10 Dec 18
The Xena Revival Project

Hi friends, So, the journey of A Thing of Beauty Is a Joy Forever is over—or maybe its first part is—and it was a kind, strange, loving ride, and I’m happy of it, and of you. I told you before that I think of fanfic as a prompted fiction—take these characters that someone has already […]

08 Dec 18
The 25 Most Hyped Christmas Toys of All Time

Legend has it that toy giant Mattel had the chance to own the toy rights to a yet-to-be-released science fiction/fantasy series called Star Wars (remember it?). Mattel was interested but they balked at director/producer George Lucas’ $100,000 asking price. I don’t think I have to tell you that they lived to regret their decision to […]

07 Dec 18
STEPS Centre

The UN’s COP24 climate conference reaches its halfway point this weekend, and carbon emissions are going in the wrong direction worldwide. Debates about the best ways to tackle climate change are spilling out on to the streets and making headlines beyond the conference in Poland. In France, the gilets jaunes have made a violent and […]

07 Dec 18

Jeffery Allen “Jeff” Speck December 17, 1964 – December 5, 2018   Jeff Speck New Albany–Jeffery Allen ‘Jeff’ Speck, 54, died Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at his residence in Blue Springs. He was born December 17, 1964, in Tupelo to James Allen and Jean Tanner Speck. He was a member of Ingomar Baptist Church. He […]

07 Dec 18
KRISTI PETERSEN SCHOONOVER

My dear friend of twenty-three years, Steve Manzino, lost his battle with cancer on December 4, 2018. I am absolutely devastated, and my life will never be the same, but here is how I choose to remember him. Steve Manzino—I called him Manzino, though, everyone in our group of friends did—and I used to have […]