Whoo-hah! The book is live on Amazon! And you can download it for free on every Friday this month, starting tomorrow! (Note: This is my first time working with Amazon, and if you run into problems downloading it, it’s probably my fault–let me know at bjdeming at gmail dot com and I’ll fix it.) Advertisements
My first eBook is about to go live on Amazon!
This a modern pilgrim to Mexico’s Basilica of Guadalupe, crossing the flanks of Popocatepetl volcano on the way across Cortes Pass (the name of the route Hernan Cortes took through the mountains to the Aztec capital in the 16th century–allegedly Cortes sent someone up to the volcano’s crater for sulfur to replenish his gunpowder supply).
How’s that for a mixed bag? 🙂 Seriously, though, it’s a gorgeous video of an eruption that happened just before (and during) sunset last night. You can find out more about this volcano and what it’s doing by clicking the “Popocatepetl” link at the top of this page. As for the book, since the update
As many of you know, I’m working on an ebook, 50 Facts About Cats (and Where They Come From). Well, I finished the writing of it today!!!! There is still work to do, of course, but I hope to have it up on Amazon within the next two weeks. Yes, faithful readers, goodies are planned
This is something different. But a hundred years ago today, at 11 a.m., the war to end all wars ended. War did not, unfortunately. But for all the people shown in this remarkable short film during fighting two years earlier, it was finally over. (Note: There are a few long-distance shots of dead bodies, but
Happy Halloween! For facts about the Lykoi, ask the Cat Fanciers’ Association or TICA (the International Cat Association). And this is a good overview about cats with sparse hair on their coats. But the following video, which I suspect is mostly fact-free, is a lot of fun: Meanwhile, at the cat show . . .
So how’s your week going? Ready for a break? Let’s go for a walk in the park and meet some BIG trees and the wildlife that lives among them. What most of us don’t realize is that this isn’t just a forest of giants–it’s the last remnant of a biome that once covered western North
I have been updating several posts recently (as well as the Kilauea and Popocatepetl pages) and thought it would be better to link to all updates rather than bump each post. I have put the most recent ones in there (plus an older update on an adorable little wild cat); news on those two volcanoes
There is going to be a brief pause in the blog posts; hopefully, it won’t last much longer than a month. I’ve gotten the final draft of the book together and now I must go through it carefully. This is my first such book, so it requires even more time in order to do it