Category Archives: General News

Walden Planet and Other Stories

When my writing group, Hopefull Monsters, disbanded last year, I wondered how many of the members might be done with writing.  I suspected a few might be (only time will tell if I’m right), but I knew Richard Zwicker wasn’t.  Rich was probably … Continue reading

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[TAP] [TAP] [TAP] . . . Is this thing on?

Can anyone hear me? Likely not, given the room has been empty for the better part of eight months.  I didn’t expect anyone to sit around waiting for someone to come back to the microphone.  I wouldn’t have. Although looking at … Continue reading

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So I’ve Been Away for a Awhile. . . .

I don’t know if you noticed or not, but I’ve been away for a while.  Not that I need to explain myself, but I want to.  It’s a little therapeutic, I think. I last posted on Dec. 7 before leaving on a … Continue reading

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The Brain is a Strange Thing

I just got back from visiting my mom.  She’s getting up there in age, but she’s still in great physical shape.  Here memory is going, however, and quickly.  Watching her struggle through the day was heartbreaking, but I must also … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Snow

So all that beautiful snow that’s been falling the last few days, finally caught up with me.  We wound up with a knee-deep “dusting” that I needed to shovel off the driveway.  Man, are my shoulders sore. Today I was … Continue reading

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It’s Snowing

It’s snowing today.  I haven’t seen it snowing out my window in over twenty years.  Living in the tropics will do that.  I felt like a little kid again sledding with my daughter down the driveway.  So much fun.  So … Continue reading

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Updating My Bio

I realized today that I hadn’t updated my author bio following my move.  A new bio was long overdue actually, even if I hadn’t moved.  The old one was the first bio I’d ever written, and frankly, it wasn’t all … Continue reading

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At Last, Home

I finally completed the move I started back in January.  I caught a red-eye flight to the continental U.S. last Thursday (for those keeping track, the state of Oregon, to be specific) and spent the weekend playing with my daughter, relaxing, … Continue reading

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A Little of This and That

It’s been about a week since I’ve checked in here.  Usually I make it a point to get here every two or three days and see what’s up, but I’m still having computer problems (and thus connectivity issues).  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Some Writing Odds and Ends

For the last week and a half, it’s been quiet around here because I’ve traveling.  Things have been in some upheaval recently as I try to complete my move.  I’ve been one foot in two places since January, but hopefully … Continue reading

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