This post is going to be long and bittersweet.My oldest friend passed away from Covid, this week.The news hit me very hard. Let me explain why.Back in 1963, I was on an annual vacation in Mexico City with my grandmother.Her husband was a contractor that built several apartment buildings and we had a small, top-floor … More COVID SUCKS!
The Goal is Survival of the Species The number one reason for any sort of space industry and associated colonies is to get all of our eggs out of the single basket that is the Earth. Sooner or later, something is going to try and wipe out humanity. I only hope we are prepared when … More Stepping Stones
In a recent Facebook thread, there was a great deal of discussion regarding various theories of prehistoric worldwide flooding. I would highly suggest taking the time to read and consider the evidence and reference links offered on this website. The Younger Dryas Boundary strewnfield (after Wittke et al 2013, and Kennett et.al 2014) “The epoch … More Ancient Flood Myths
Life: It’s a rather calm weekend here. Went on a short road trip to get pictures of an old train station that had been abandoned, salvaged, moved, and restored by a local Polo Club. I love it when a bit of local history is preserved. If you’re in the area, this is located on Bridge … More An Old Depot
This is it! The last day I’ll be able to work with my desktop for the next month or so. I’m retiring and moving from the DC area to south Florida. That will mean more time to write, edit, take photos, and relax. I’ll still be available via email, but I hate touch-screen typing on … More Moving Day!
The convention was a lot of fun. I want to thank Jennifer Morris for putting on a great first-time event. Just in case you think it is all fun and games, this is what a convention looks like three hours before registration. The sun was setting as a bevy of … More Old City, New Blood
The Old City, New Blood convention is an author/reader mini-con, and they are offering… A chance to WIN YOUR WAY IN FOR FREE! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen… starting today, you will all have 7 days to hop around from author to author, blogger to blogger, and enter at every stop to win one of … More Old City, New Blood Raffle
Whoopee! I’m going to be attending a brand new convention for readers and authors of Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Paranormal Romance. It’s called Old City, New Blood and will be held February, 2013 in St. Augustine, Florida. Besides the literary shenanigans, there will be a ghost tour of the ancient city and time to … More Old City, New Blood!
While at lunch in a busy buffet, I was people-watching. There was a lady at an adjacent table with two kids. One was a little boy, I’m guessing six or seven years old. His sister was a bit older, probably ten or so. The boy got up and started marching towards the food with an … More Inspiration: Kids
I just found out about an upcoming event that should be a lot of fun. There is going to be a gathering of Urban Fantasy and Romance authors and readers in St. Augustine, Florida this coming February eighth to the tenth. http://oldecitynewblood.wordpress.com/ Details are a bit sparce at this point, but I’ll post updates on … More Olde City, New Blood!