So today (Wednesday the 3rd of this brave new world of 2018) I had a mental healthcare appointment to keep (no emergencies -- in fact, I've been feeling better than I have for the past 3 or 4 years). I first set up these appointments when the family car was working, but because I am... Continue Reading →
This is part 2 of 3 -- if you just arrived and would like to read this story from the beginning, click HERE. “Election night 2020... never thought it would come to this,” Trump said behind his hand, not realizing he'd spoken aloud until the aides on either side of him turned their... Continue Reading →
It has been quite a while since I posted anything in serial form here. So here's something new. I wrote this one with three scenes, so I will post it in three parts: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The entirety is about 2500 words, so each installment should be a nice little read fit for a coffee... Continue Reading →
Our perceptions are WAY more dependent on our expectations and preconceptions than we like to think. Do you think, perhaps, that this extends beyond food to our social and political worlds? I'm wondering, too, how it has colored my perception of short stories and novels I've liked or disliked in the past. Hmm!
This is a fun little story about a very strange event that happens in the middle of the night in rural Florida, on a long drive. There is no banjo music involved -- get your mind out of the Deliverance gutter. No, this is something different, something entirely beyond human control and maybe beyond human... Continue Reading →
So... this is just weird. I'd love to know if any other authors have had this happen to them. People are roleplaying -- sort of -- in the reviews sections of some of my ebooks at Barnes & Noble online. The image above is from the reviews section for Pixel People. Obviously, they can't exactly... Continue Reading →
Today, one of the bigger Twitter flaps... and apparently a flap in general among USA right-political-wing conservative types of the blogosphere... has been that today, on Easter, Google has an image of Cesar Chavez in honor of Cesar Chavez Day (March 31) instead of something Easter-y in favor of Easter. So there has been a... Continue Reading →