We live in a fantasy novel around here. Not always the part with the unicorns and the flowers. Mostly the one with stablehands and pitchforks and bread that needs baking. Once in a while some grimdark. And around just about … Continue reading
It seems that the older I get, the more integral exercise is to my writing practice. The way they are interwoven has changed with the passing decades, as has the type of physical activity that appeals to me. I no … Continue reading
Here we are, a day late but not, we hope, a dollar short. Technical difficulties laid Book View Cafe low over the weekend, and then I had my own Fun With Computers. Whenever my brain is about to explode with … Continue reading
These are very strange times. If all you watch is the television “news,” you’re unlikely to be aware of most of it–though Celebrity Scandal of the Hour gets wall-to-wall, excruciatingly detailed coverage. But if you’re plugged into the internet and … Continue reading
A confession: I like to read at bedtime.
Back in my karate days, my teacher used to try to make me mad to make me fight harder. It never worked. I was a better fighter when I felt calm and centered. After years of reflection, I’ve finally figured … Continue reading