Monthly Archives: July 2011

Random thoughts

This summer has been difficult for me as a writer because, by necessity, I have had to be other focused.  As I have mentioned in several past posts, that whole work-family-sleep thing really gets in the way.  One would think … Continue reading

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The words I never want to hear…

This past Friday I picked up a newlywed couple at Port Canaveral.  They had just returned from their honeymoon cruise.  The groom was the son of an old friend of ours and my wife let them park in our yard.  … Continue reading

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The OED is back!

Yay!  O happy day!  The Oxford English Dictionary on-line (OED) is back as a free service.  I don’t know why they changed to a pay subscription only model, but it is once again free and that’s all that matters. Are … Continue reading

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Can you guess my reading spot?

When I joined the website for eFiction magazine two of the entries for the profile were favorite authors favorite books.  I had to stop and think about this for a moment.  I wanted to answer honestly, but at the same … Continue reading

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I’m not rich yet

So my eBook, Any Tomorrow: The Calling, has been out at Amazon and all the major eBook distributors for a couple of months.  How come I’m not rich yet?  Gosh, if you read the user forums at Kindle, it seems … Continue reading

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This weekend

This weekend, instead of joining in the traditional American July 4th rituals of barbeque, beer, and shopping, I have undertaken to replace the toilet and floor in our guest bathroom.  This is, of course, only the beginning.  Replacing the mirror … Continue reading

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