You Can’t Unbreak An Egg

There are some opportunities in life that only come along once, some things that you only get one shot at. You can't unbreak an egg. For the most part, I'm one to be philosophical about such things. My go to example is one morning many years ago when I was running incredibly late for work, … Continue reading You Can’t Unbreak An Egg

Why I Write Fiction

Sometime last winter, I posted on a temporary page that I had going on that I was going to write this particular thing, and then I was going to write that thing, and then I was going to write this other thing. Then I looked at it and I thought, but, I don't do that, … Continue reading Why I Write Fiction

The Origins and Mythology of Red Line Wine, Some Relics and Memorabilia

I'm not particularly fond of sharing too much in the way of personal anecdotes with regard to story origins, idea origins, inspirations. I think that there was, or is, a certain age where there's kind of a momentary reveling in the adventures or exploits of one's youth as such, where we tell those stories, and … Continue reading The Origins and Mythology of Red Line Wine, Some Relics and Memorabilia

An Attitude of Gratitude

It is never too late to develop an attitude of gratitude, if you want to. I've been through a thing or two in my forty-eight years in this life. When I was thirty years old, my beautiful son was five years old, healthy and happy, after a first marriage that didn't work out, I was … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude