Bibliophile Thoughts

I thought that after all of this time you may all enjoy hearing a little bit about the why. That is- why- I read. Reading has always been a major part of my life; as a child it was my only true companion. I believe…

Kiki Wanderer 1 year Anniversary!

On May 17, 2015 the website turned a year old. (= In order to celebrate, we are releasing a new logo for the website! At times I wasn’t sure it was worth the bother of running, and at times it was more than I could…

Fairies: Magical Thinking in Shakespeare

  Shakespeare’s use of fairies in his works is legendary. He peppers them into enough of his plays to consider them a staple of his. The word “fairies” itself has two possible origins. The first is the noun “fays,” a broken-down form of Fatae. This…

Harvesting Morning Glories

  I’ve been harvesting hundreds of morning glory seeds from these beautiful plants I grew. My mother-in-law gave me some heirloom seedlings she had growing in toilet paper rolls earlier this spring. They bloomed all summer- in fact, there were still blooms late last week….

Principa Discordia by Malaclypse The Younger

The Principa Discordia, by Malaclypse the Younger, is a discordian classic. The book is dedicated to the Prettiest One, a reference to the classic greek tale about Eris, the goddess of Chaos and Discord. It is a difficult book to review, because it is a…