Beagle on Sentimental Novels

"The big-bucks, big-screen success of sentimental novels--fantasy-romances like those of Nicholas Sparks, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Robert James Waller, Belva Plain Danielle Steele--indicate to me a certain hunger for reassurance, in a world lately more than usually insane, that sanity is possible, that gentleness is not always brutally punished, nor kindness destroyed, and that love returns." … Continue reading Beagle on Sentimental Novels


Is this thing on?

Buying an ansible is prohibitive for reasons. Building one from spare parts?  Glitches are possible.  Likely even. Actually using said cobbled together ansible?  ANYTHING could happen. Like sheep eating pie. Stick around if that sounds like fun.