This has got to stop

It’s been, um, interesting lately. And the older I get, the more my patience with some things wears. I was only reading this afternoon, that’s all. I’ve seen these episodes of Criminal Minds so many times that I’m starting to recite them in my sleep, so I needed something different. An article about the scary […]

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

If you’re reading this you will notice some changes. Due to some hacking, I was forced to wipe my old WordPress installation and reinstall. I am using this as an opportunity to redesign the blog and hopefully it will be set up soon. If you had set up an account to comment, you will need […]

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Bout of Books

For the first time, I am taking part in a read-a-thon! I’m doing this in a no-pressure kind of way, as a way to ease into this kind of thing and see if it’s something I’d like to get more involved in. This read-a-thon is called “Bout of Books” and here’s some info from their […]

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Review: The World Without Us

The World Without Us by Alan Weisman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Definitely enjoyed taking my mind through this great big what-if experiment. And I loved learning that America used to have giant ground sloths. A lot of the information on pollution was depressing, of course. View all my reviews

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Review: Borrowed Crime: A Bookmobile Cat Mystery

Borrowed Crime: A Bookmobile Cat Mystery by Laurie Cass My rating: 3 of 5 stars This time, Eddie and Minnie’s adventures weren’t as suspenseful. I didn’t feel the need to keep reading like I did through the last two books. In fact, I almost didn’t finish it. But I really like the characters and the […]

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Review: The Black Tower

The Black Tower by Louis Bayard My rating: 2 of 5 stars I just don’t know why, but this book didn’t do it for me. I was bored beyond belief during the first third of the book. Thank goodness the action picked up along the way. But, even though the action picked up, the story […]

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Lake Superior Ice Caves, March 2014

It’s been a good 11 months, and I promised to post some pictures so much earlier. To jump straight to the gallery, click here:¬†http://jen.jllocke.com/blog/2016/12/lake-superior-ice-caves-march-2014-gallery/ and please be patient for all the photos to load. I’m an adventurer at heart. Anywhere I go, I try to seek out the remote areas, the spectacular views, and the […]

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