Writing

Batter Up!: The Prospect by Kevin Brennan #BookReview

Hello, everyone, I'm taking a break from my never-ending, might-never-finish novel to share a review of Kevin Brennan's latest novel, The Prospect. First, I need to acknowledge that I did receive an advanced copy of this wonderful novel. But I also bought the Kindle version. Just sayin'. As you might guess from the title of… Continue reading Batter Up!: The Prospect by Kevin Brennan #BookReview

Writing

What a Long, Strange Month It’s Been

Today is the last day of April and that alone puts me in a good mood. I've spent most of this month working on my current work-in-progress, my novel Clemency. I'm happy to say that I exceeded my goal of reading and revising 100,000 words. But I am not done. More needs to be added,… Continue reading What a Long, Strange Month It’s Been

Writing

Tomorrow! You’re Always a Day Away.

https://youtu.be/rHZCSYBNytk For those of you reading this on April 1, it's already tomorrow. If you're reading this later, well ... just know that there's nothing April foolish about this. The good folks at NaNoWriMo.org host a virtual writing camp every April and July. Since I was successful in adding 50,000+ words of content to my… Continue reading Tomorrow! You’re Always a Day Away.

life

A Tale of Two Bike Rides Among Other Things

Hello, everyone. Gee, I feel like I should re-introduce myself since my blogging has been on the down-low lately. But, yeah, I don't really want to do that. While my blog is about me, it's not entirely about me. Take from it what you will. Firstly, there is better living through drugs. The Gabapentin I… Continue reading A Tale of Two Bike Rides Among Other Things

Writers Helping Writers

Kevin Brennan’s new novel is available for pre-order!

A mere 99 cents to pre-order The Prospect, and it sounds like the kind of feelgood novel we need right now. Click here for details or go directly to Amazon.

crow's feet · Writing

Crow’s Feet, a Medium Publication, is Expanding!

Yes, indeed, I am excited about the future of Crow's Feet, a publication on Medium. Crow's Feet publishes poetry and essays on life as we age. I started writing for it a couple of years ago, and I've enjoyed watching it take off. Recently, I became a member of Crow's Feet Social Media team, and… Continue reading Crow’s Feet, a Medium Publication, is Expanding!

life

Pain in the Neck: The Saga Continues

I never thought I'd spend so much of my retirement complaining about pain, whether in my neck, knee, or shoulders. It's disheartening at times, especially when I find myself not wanting to do things that I normally would want to do because of anticipated or current pain. But, there we are. Or, rather, here I… Continue reading Pain in the Neck: The Saga Continues

life · Writing

Life in Non Sequiturs and Another Bike Ride

Yes, indeed, last week we ventured out to our favorite place: St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge. It was a beautiful day, and the moon again made an appearance. You might have to squint to see it in the below photo, but it's there. While out and about, we met an interesting guy who was hiking… Continue reading Life in Non Sequiturs and Another Bike Ride

life

I Had an MRI and Lived to Tell About It

Yes, indeed, I had the dreaded MRI. Events happened so fast, I barely had time to be afraid. Here's what happened. On a Wednesday morning, I saw my chiropractor. I had already decided to request an MRI. A "new" pain was affecting the right side of my neck so I was done playing the game… Continue reading I Had an MRI and Lived to Tell About It