Fun Research

I do a lot of research. For fun, for novels, or simply because I want to know. My research, like me, is very random – which means some of these will be odd, some funny, and some serious. Either way, I figured I might as well put all of it in one place for you to easily find.


Trickster Posts
Eris (Discordia) Part 1
Eris (Discordia) Part 2


Weird Phrases & Their Origins
Weird Phrases & Their Origins: Walked Over My Grave
Get Your Ducks in a Row (Weird Phrases & Their Origins)
Knock on Wood (Weird Phrases & Their Origins)


Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl – Love and Loyalty

Valentine’s Day Weirdness

3 Old Wives Tales That Are Wrong

Have You Seen a Deer Shedding it’s Antler Velvet?

As Thanksgiving Approaches, I Am Reminded

Rafiki Is Species Confused

Did You Know Flowers Have Vascular Tissue?

Egyptian Ankh Symbolism

What to Do About Shame

Shame vs. Guilt

3 Strange Recipes Spawned by Thanksgiving

47 Truths People Would Tell Their Younger Selves

For the Love of Donuts (plus Cops and maybe some Aliens)

Real Vampire Graves

‘Life is But a Dream’ Meaning

5 things You’ll Never Need to Know about Bloodsuckers (or a melon)