Book Review: The House of Seven Gables – Portrait of a Cursed Family

- From Archived Site -  The House of Seven Gables - not to be confused with  Anne of Green Gables - is a novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne that takes place in Salem, Massachusetts.  Given the setting it is probably not surprising that the alleged "curse" arises from a humble farmer named Matthew Maule who was executed for wizardry. … Continue reading Book Review: The House of Seven Gables – Portrait of a Cursed Family

Off Topic: Musings on Rumors of a Big Little Lies Season 2 (Spoilers!)

- From Archived Site -  First off, let me say that I loved the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies.  The characters (the acting!), the production values, the music, the story, the real estate porn - it all worked for me.  Any minor gripes I had with the show were minuscule in comparison with the multitude … Continue reading Off Topic: Musings on Rumors of a Big Little Lies Season 2 (Spoilers!)