Oct 21, 2023
I told my wife, Paula, that I was going to do
a blog called “War and Peace” and she told me not to write about
war and suffering and death and depressing stuff,...
Sep 21, 2023
You’ve probably heard the metaphor, “life is a
journey”, followed by one of many optional afterthoughts: “not a
destination”, “with many paths”, “enjoy...
Aug 15, 2023
When I reflect on my life, I feel fairly
certain that I've tried my hand at more things than most people. As
a kid, I remember my mother telling me that I was flighty,...
Jul 18, 2023
I don’t recall exactly what got me thinking
about value, but it began a couple weeks ago. Maybe it was my
daughter’s and grandchildren’s visit. It could have...
Jun 15, 2023
Last month, in May’s blog, I mentioned how our
Doberman, Rayne, was getting up in years and how we were trying not
to dwell on how little time we had left with him....
May 14, 2023
The picture for this month’s blog is of my
wife, Paula, and our dog, Rayne. As I entered the room and saw them
lying on the floor together, I was moved by the...
Apr 21, 2023
I put off writing this month’s blog because I
thought, perhaps, the end of the world was upon us. So why write a
blog if there's nobody around to read it? If...
Mar 13, 2023
I’m feeling kind of weird these days. Since
publishing my last book, Trouble in Choctaw County, I’ve
completed three more novels. There’s still more work to be...
Feb 05, 2023
The other day my sister, Bobbi,
asked me if I remembered breaking her good wine glasses. I
didn’t and I asked her to tell me when it happened. She said it...
Jan 16, 2023
Happy New Year to everyone. For some people, a new year means a
new start, new opportunities, new experiences. For others - well,
perhaps something less optimistic. I...
Dec 13, 2022
Hello Everyone. It's that time of year... I wonder why
people say that. I guess it works for just about any time of the
year when you think about it. Well, at...
Nov 01, 2022
"Tis the season, when we begin to reflect upon our lives and the
merits of helping others - at least it is for me. There's no doubt
in my mind of how fortunate I...
Oct 08, 2022
Paula and I are very thankful that we were only on the edge of
the recent hurricane that stuck Southwest Florida. The full force
of the storm hit Fort Meyers area and...
Sep 01, 2022
I was watching Good Morning America this morning and saw that
there is yet another self-help book that has just become a best
seller. I don't want to tell you which...
Aug 02, 2022
It's finally here - the release of my newest novel, Trouble
in Choctaw County, is set for August 15. I hope you will
purchase a copy and let me know what you think of...
Jul 07, 2022
I really got into the wyvern thing while writing Trouble in
Choctaw County, so I purchased a 3D-printed model of one.
It's pretty cool. It was just plain...
Jun 14, 2022
My next novel, Trouble in Choctaw County, is almost ready
for release. It's scheduled for August 15. It seems like that day
is taking forever to get here.
This is my...
Apr 14, 2022
Wow! After self-publishing five novels, I've been "discovered"
by a New York publisher, DocUmeant Publishing. It's definitely a
big deal in my career as an...