I have gradually become more of a plant-person. My houseplants have begun to feel like friends through the years, and the garden’s call has strengthened. I wanted to be more thoughtful about these relationships, so I read Thus Spoke the Plant by Monica Gagliano, Ph.D. Dr. Gagliano began her academic career studying fish in the… Continue reading Thus Spoke the Plant
A mildly metaphysical novel reviewed on my personal blog!
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our own pain and suffering that we can’t find a way out. I read a book recently about Kate and Jasper, a single mother and her son, who has cystic fibrosis. The medications, therapies, and hospitalizations left the young boy and his mother wrapped in a life in which everything was under control. It was a tough hand they were dealt with, and it took all their efforts to keep his illness in check, but they both dreamed of a life that was somehow more. Yet, it seemed like too much to ask for.
The Wonder of Lost Causes is about how Kate and Jasper found a way into a life of taking chances, being daring, and finding a life worth living. Of course, it all starts with an abandoned dog…
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Ingo Swann, the late psychic that helped establish the US remote viewing program, believed that we are all capable of receiving premonitions of the future. His book, Your Nostradamus Factor: Accessing Your Innate Ability to See into the Future, discusses the ways that we can receive presentient information and the type of events most likely… Continue reading Your Nostradamus Factor
Ingo Swann, the author of Penetration: The Question of Extraterrestrial and Human Telepathy, was a lead psychic that helped develop the US remote viewing program. Perhaps due to his abilities and the information he gathered with them, he was quite an out-of-the-box thinker. The book begins with a secret remote viewing job he conducted for… Continue reading Penetration: The Question of Extraterrestrial and Human Telepathy
I listened to this book using the Audible app on my cell phone while I commuted. Is space the final frontier, or is it plants? In Starswarm by Jerry Pournelle, it was plants! I’d been a Pournelle fan years ago and was pleased when I found this as an audiobook on Audible. This science fiction… Continue reading Starswarm