The Other Miss Bridgerton Book Review

The Other Miss Bridgerton, written by Julia Quinn, continues her series of the Rokesby family in the 1700’s. As the third book in the series, the main character has been introduced previously. In this book we meet one of the many cousins of the Bridgerton family. The Bridgerton family stars in another of Quinn's series.... Continue Reading →

Showing Christianity

While listening to the talk "Choose You This Day" from 1971, I heard N. Eldon Tanner mention "As someone has said: "If we were to be arrested for being Christians, I wonder if there would be enough evidence to convict us?" That struck me as a relevant question for today and for my life. If... Continue Reading →

ISO – Light Sensitivity

A picture formulates at the back of the eye. The amount of light let into the eye helps form the picture depending on how sensitive to light your eye becomes and how much available. During low light conditions your eye increases its light sensitivity. While it decreases at brighter conditions. When you go from a... Continue Reading →

Aperture

Like the pupil of an eye, the aperture of a camera gets larger or smaller to let in light and depth. The photographer chooses the amount the aperture opens. Aperture with shutter speed and ISO can achieve the right effect. These three form the exposure triangle that when understood allows a photographer to take great... Continue Reading →

Shutter Speed

Shutter speed is similar to the eyelid. When open you can see, but when the eyelid closes then the last image imprints. The longer the eyelid stays open the more light that enters. Shutter speed works in a similar way. The dictionary gives the definition of shutter speed as the “the time for which a... Continue Reading →

Soulless

Soulless by Gail Carriger started with an interesting premise. In an alternative Victorian society, supernatural beings are generally accepted as long as they behave. The supernatural beings must register with a special group created to police them. This groups keeps track of any changes that could be problematic, as well as employs supernaturals to help... Continue Reading →

Homemade Bagels

My family loves bagels. We buy a pack each week. This week we chose not to buy bagels, but I did not want to be deprived of them. Instead I found a recipe and made them. First off, the bagels are delicious. When done correctly, these have a harder crust and a soft inside. My... Continue Reading →

Cold Magic Review

Kate Elliott created a whole new world in her novel Cold Magic. The familiar names of the countries give a false sense of familiarity. Truly though the world is unique. Through this unique world, Kate Elliott created a fascinating story that includes action, adventure, mystery, fantasy, politics, and even romance. There is a little bit... Continue Reading →

Ella Enchanted Review

Ella Enchanted, written by Gail Carson Levine, is an enjoyable novel for all ages. For this reason I include it as one of my favorite novels. Whenever I need a light, quick, amusing read, I turn to Ella Enchanted. Review Levine based this novel on the Cinderella story. The main character, Ella, was cursed with... Continue Reading →

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