Saturday, June 5, 2010
Heart Cloud, Winging Cloud
Late evening maows, Sunday-lazing KitKats... sultry temps on the tame prairie with relief from some hours of an overcast sky... later, as the Kougaress looked out her favorite window, she watched a small cloud, attracted to it because it was heart-shaped... gradually, this little cloud developed angel-like wings from the top curves of the heart, and morphed into a winging bird... the bird altered subtly several times as it sailed with lifted wings across the late afternoon sky, until this Big Cat could no longer view it...
Oh, Kittens, a general malaise of sadness has gripped the Kougaress... no grrrr-ing surprise given the deplorable state of our world... mewing-yes, there are wonderful things, glorious things... fantastic things... yet, there is so much on the horizon that will change our lives forever, and in ways we dread and never believed possible. That is, unless, a mass consciousness of GOOD asserts itself because so many of us are participating in creating a heaven on our beloved Earth.
Did you know that the oil in the Gulf could cleaned up with microbes? This was proved and done twenty years ago in Texas. So, why aren’t THEY doing that now?
Interesting OUT THERE news from Unknown Country ~
Satellite Taken Over by ETs?
WHO is listening?
You couldn't make something like this up: A German academic believes that the reason Voyager 2, an unmanned probe that has been in space for more than 30 years, has started sending out strange messages that are confusing scientists, is because it has been taken over by extraterrestrial life.
Since its launch in 1977, Voyager 2 has been sending streams of data back to Earth for study by scientists, but on April 22, 2010, that stream of information suddenly changed. On the chance that someone is out there, NASA approved the placement of a phonograph record called "Sounds of Earth" on each of the Voyager spacecraft. The 12-inch, copper disc on Voyager 2 contains greetings from Earth people in 60 languages, samples of music from different cultures and eras, and natural sounds of surf, wind and thunder, and birds, whales and other animals. The record also contains electronic information that an advanced technological civilization could convert into diagrams, pictures and printed words, including a message from then President Carter.
NASA says it's a software problem with the flight data system was the cause but the academic, Hartwig Hausdorf, believes it could be the work of aliens because all the other parts of the craft are functioning fine.
The May 14th edition of the Telegraph quotes Hausdorf as saying, "It seems almost as if someone has reprogrammed or hijacked the probe--thus perhaps we do not yet know the whole truth."
Authoress news and mews ~
Featured at HAPPILY EVER AFTER ~
Better late than never?
By Courtney Braezelle
Hey, I haven't been on here in far too long.
Featured at Lindsay Townsend’s THE PINK BLOG ~ Independent Publishing blogs
Independent Publishing - A South African Perspective
by Judah Raine
I’m thrilled to be able to kick-off the Independent Publishing week here at Lindsay’s Romantics, and to have the opportunity to introduce CRR Publishing…
Featured at ROMANCE WRITERS BEHAVING BADLY ~
SINful Saturday-SINful men on TV
For this edition of SINful Saturdays I would love to look at some hot men on television that make us think wicked, SINful thoughts to get our weekend off to a wicked start.
Okay, darling Kittens, I’m NOT a big fan of Whipped Cream Reviews!!! However, romance author extraordinnaire, Lindsay Townsend, wrote a week’s series of blogs. Check out this most excellent blog, plus her other outstanding posts at ~ longandshortarchives.blogspot.com ~
Friday Spotlight: Lindsay Townsend
Pace in my romantic fiction
Pace in my fiction depends on what genre I'm writing in. This determines what I focus on. When I write romance, I like to be tactile, highlighting the positive aspects of any setting. I focus on appearance, the sensual aspects, the thoughts and feelings of my characters. If there is violence in my romances, it is not dwelt on.
Moi’s mew-sings ~
Excellent blog, Lindsay. You always capsulize things so beautifully.
I have to disagree about anticipation. While I think it is key in a romance, and in developing the romance and passion, it annoys the heck out of me when an author uses it to the nth degree, and, then, in some cases, it all falls flat. The build-up and then nothing. So what! As a reader or an individual, I can't live on anticipation, alone. Or, man can't live on bread alone... sort of thing.
I have to say for myself personally... anticipating a kiss is fabulous. However, the actual kiss, if it's good, is far, far better.
You can anticipate chocolate or eat chocolate... I prefer eating it.
Or, you can anticipate being with the heroine or hero... or you can be with them. I much prefer stories where my heroines and heroes are interacting, actually having a relationship. Being with each other. That push-pull dynamic is what truly excites me.
Perhaps, it breaks down like this. There are those who enjoy the tease more than the outcome that occurs. And then, there are others who enjoy the tease, but enjoy the outcome much more.
Definitely different types of pacing appeal to readers... whether it's a furious action-type of pace... or a lingering, slow-hand pace... I think both are glorious!
From Astrology.com ~
On June 6, expansive, lucky Jupiter dances into dynamically go-ahead Aries to stay there until early September. This is the first time in 12 years that Jupiter has been here and it will have the feel of a new cycle of growth and good fortune beginning.
All signs will benefit depending on where Jupiter falls in relation to their sign. The Fire signs will benefit most of all in terms of confidence ~ Aries, Leo and Sagittarius. The Water signs ~ Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces ~ will get a career or cash boost. The Earth signs ~ Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn - will be emotionally better supported. The Air signs ~ Gemini, Libra and Aquarius ~ will be firing on all cylinders.
Jupiter in Aries brings either a positive fountain of inspiration or leadership abilities to the fore. However, beware -- the downside can be recklessness and over confidence. Be cautious when it comes to thinking -- there's nothing you cannot do.
What makes this Jupiter in Aries all the more exciting is that it is conjunct (close to) Uranus on the 8th. This brings great relief as a lucky turn of circumstance will suddenly make life easier. Whatever good things happen, it will come in from left field and open your life up in a way that you could not have imagined. This may not be a life changing event but it will bring up more freedom and open up new opportunities for the times ahead.
Now ~ FIRST! just for the big cool cats ~ from the Flash Cat...
Happy Courtship on another Earth
X-Serial Flash in Two Hundred ~ Sylva and Zeke’s story continues...
Part 524 ~
Sylva digested what Zeke told her, and her thoughts spun. “What if some of those Bilderbergs escaped, then remained hidden long enough to bring about the Secret Circle... as it is now?” Consumed with his own thoughts, her cowboy hugged her close. “You mean they, their descendants, could of have been playin’ possom all this time, planning and waitin’ for their chance to win control again?” Sylva nodded. “I know on my Earth, the lineage of what some call the Illuminatti goes back to the days of ancient Egypt. In fact,” the memory slapped her forehead, “there was portal technology.”
Zeke buzzed inside. It felt like all he could hear and feel was his own vibration. “We know there are missing technologies from the ancient of ancient times... like we talked about before, darlin’ mine. But you’re suggestin’ this group, these Bilderbergs could have been in cahoots all this time, portaling back and forth from your Earth to my Earth?” Her soft silence remained the loudest sound in the room. “And to other Earths... there could be,” she choked, then coughed. When he began to get up to retrieve some water, she stopped him with the touch of her hand.
TO BE CONTINUED...
Part 1 - 15 ~ see blog ~ January 15th Cometh, then Part 15... and before...
Part 16 ~ 523 ~ see the Kougar’s prior bloggies... or the Passionate Ink forum, the FREE READS page ~ passionateink.org/forum ~ OR! Now available on The Romance Studio Forum, JANUARY 2009 through MARCH 2010 flashes ~ theromancestudio.com ~ Click on the FORUMS, then Savanna Kougar ~ the Fantasy Lair ~
~ HAPPY LATE SPRING, ALMOST SUMMER ~
Wish Upon on a Blue Moon New Year...
May your most romantic dreams come true...
Heart cloud kisses from the Kougar...