Summertime, Summertime

Ah, the joys of summer. Lazy days, hammocks under the maple tree,  corn on the cob, poison ivy… Wait. I live in southern Oregon. We have poison oak, not poison […]

Amazon has shown its true colors by de-ranking certain types of books. They call them “adult,” but the designation involves a preponderance of gay/lesbian/transexual books amid the erotica. Don’t think […]

Restart: Fast and Furious

No, not these guys, though I wouldn’t mind meeting Vin Diesel. Or Paul Walker, for that matter… Remember back in early February (that long ago?) when I said I was […]

Never say never, but really… The Daily Show With Jon Stewart    M – Th 11p / 10c Twitter Frenzy    

The $100 Pot of Chili

On Sunday morning, 17 called and asked if he could have some friends over for a last-minute SuperBowl party.  Now this surprised me, because he’s a theater kid and neither […]

So, Wednesday, I had a dinner meeting with a local group of writers, and they asked those of us who had gone to RWA to give a brief rundown of […]


I finally caught my breath, I think.  It’s taken me this long to decompress from conference. That’s mostly due to the fact that I was away for just shy of […]