Category Archives: My Life

Random things about what I do with my time when I’m not writing.

Lessons Remembered After Deaths

Oddly enough, I’ve thought a lot about death. The subject matter has haunted my books for whatever reason. In Scented, in particular, the main character, Bryan, has to deal with knowing people around him are about to die. And so … Continue reading

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It’s Been Too Long

I realized it’s been a while since I posted a blog. I thought I’d write a brief update of what’s been going on. I had a wonderful time at the College Park Book Festival. I met some wonderful people, including … Continue reading

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This is How You Support Authors

How do you support authors? Any way you want that values their work. That’s it. It’s that simple.  You can buy their hardback for $18.99 or you can buy their ebook when it’s on sale for 99 cents. You can … Continue reading

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Unconventional Thinking

A few years ago, when Angry Birds were super popular, my children decided to craft a slingshot and pig hovel to shoot down. (For those unfamiliar with Angry Birds, you use a slingshot to shoot angry birds at things constructed … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned on Vacation – #BigHeartsWin

I was on vacation last week, at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I had a lovely time with the family. (Thankfully, I didn’t read this article about what happens to whale urine until I returned home!) Now that I’m … Continue reading

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Sometimes you need to fly!

I was recently in my car driving down a six lane road (three lanes in each direction), when I had to slow to stop There were several geese crossing the road. At least a dozen of them. It was kind … Continue reading

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The Power of Memory in Your Story

“Memories light the corners of my mind Misty water-colored memories of the way we were” -The Way We Were Memories are interesting. They’re our own little personal home videos of what’s happened in our life. Except, unlike home videos, memories … Continue reading

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Is It Better to Meet Expectations or Keep It Real?

I recently participated in career day at my children’s school. The parents who were speaking all arrived at school around 9 am and got treated to coffee and bagels for a bit before we had to be in the classes … Continue reading

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Me on TV? Egads, but yes.

Happy Saturday to you.  I thought I’d write a quick post to mention my appearance on the television show On the Books. It’s a local program in the DC Metropolitan area. It’s taped in Bowie, MD, and hosted by the … Continue reading

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A trailer for Second Life

Second Life has a book trailer. My daughter made it for me. This is the story of how it happened: Over the weekend, my darling daughter told me she wanted to set up a lemonade stand to earn some money. … Continue reading

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