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Alexandra's Latest Blogs

Aug.12.2009 - 2:56 pm
I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Heroes." The form and the content of the blog entry are open to personal...
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Aug.10.2009 - 9:28 am
I recently read Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities as part of our Red Room staff book club, and absolutely loved it. I might be...
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Aug.07.2009 - 10:10 am
Like Charles, I have many obsessions--and, also like Charles, I'll talk about my embarrassing one.  I'm obsessed with pencil stubs.  Yeah, you know, the little bit that's left...
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Aug.19.2008 - 1:07 pm
I'll admit it: I love fairy tales, and I'm not ashamed. Some people may scorn them as boring, trashy fluff, or roll their eyes at the notion that every story has a happy ending...
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Comments from Alexandra

Aug.18.2009 - 9:44 am
In response to: The Monster at the End of This Blog
I haven't read any of those, so I'm adding them to my list right away. Thanks for the recommendations!
Aug.17.2009 - 2:48 pm
In response to: Childhood Heroes and Heroines
A quick search of Amazon tells me that yes, some of the episodes are available on DVD! Fair warning: they probably both...
Aug.17.2009 - 9:31 am
In response to: The Monster at the End of This Blog
Two of my favorites are The Princess Bride by William Goldman and Little Sister by Kara Dalkey.  (The second might be a...
Aug.11.2009 - 12:18 pm
In response to: The Monster at the End of This Blog
Reading this made me realize how much I love meta-fiction! When it's done badly, it can make you feel so caged-in and...
Aug.11.2009 - 10:14 am
In response to: Notes From A Trekkie's Quadrant
I LOVE Star Trek, so reading this really made me grin. Your last line, especially--that's so true. And it always...