• Simple Story…

    I just finished Maria Semple’s book Where’d you go, Bernadette: A Novel. I loved it, because it was funny, quick, and because Maria Semple was a writer on Mad About You and Arrested Development,…

  • I’m From…

    I used to participate in writing groups. It wasn’t my thing. I mean, it was my thing, but I never connected with the people I met. I want to be part of a…

  • Name Sake…

    “How funny your name would be if you could follow it back to where the first person thought of saying it, naming himself that, or maybe some other person thought of it and…

  • The good fight…

    There have been several folks in my past who have watched me fall off my damned horse, dust off my chaps and jump right back on. Those folks who have watched my falls…

  • In a month…

    It’s coming. The hours counting down rapidly. The minutes feel like seconds. I’m not ready. But I must be ready. Sunday is November 1st. Time change!!!! No, that’s not actually what I’m talking…

  • to quote…

    I’ve been feeling a bit discouraged lately, or maybe its exhaustion.  I haven’t written anything in a week for the blog and I apologize. I would like to take a moment and blame…

  • The Towel

    I recently re-read Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. I love that book, and the books that follow in the collection. I love Douglas Adams for his writing and his wit. I love that,…

  • With or Without You…

    Rejection. It’s good for the soul. Right? I started out at an early age placing myself in wondrous situations in which hope reigned free all the while rejection lingered blackly on the horizon.…