Top Drawer News

Top Drawer News — Beaches, bubbles, and water bears

Thanks for sharing this!


Can you guess what came to mind first when author friend Dominique Eastwick asked about our obsessions? Here’s a clue: Our happiness comes in waves. 🙂 Still not sure? Take a look at our post on Dom’s Obsessions blog to learn our answer. If you post your obsession, let us know so we can spread the word!

Image source: Public Domain Image ©creativecommonsstockphotos, Dreamstime Stock Photos


Then hop over to this week’s bubble, where we discuss the real FBI, and our very own version, the Fictional Book Investigation Agency.

Image source: Screen capture by HL Carpenter


We learned about water bears this week, and our word of the week is their official name “tardigrade.”

Image source: Screen capture by HL Carpenter


We can’t decide if these micro-animals are creepy or cute. What’s your vote?

Image source: Aditya Sainiarya, via Wikimedia Commons


What’s new in your world this week?


***** ABOUT THE AUTHOR *****

HL Carpenter is a mother/daughter duo who write family-friendly fiction from their studios in Carpenter Country, a magical place that, like their stories, is unreal but not untrue. When they’re not writing, the Carpenters enjoy exploring the Land of What-If and practicing the fine art of Curiosity. Visit Carpenter Country at


You might also like these posts

Top Drawer News — What the Dickens? Our space opera novelette, Taxing Pecksniffery, is back, with a new cover! And you're saying, "What the Dickens? Where'd you get that title?" ...
Top Drawer News — Just thanks How many ways can we say thanks? Read more >>>
Top Drawer News — Believing in the ghost You don't have to believe in ghosts to enjoy reading books about ghosts. Read more >>>
Top Drawer News — Dord and other ghost words For the record, Carpenter Country is not haunted. Read more >>>