We barely broke eighty degrees here today. There are still some ninety-degree temperatures predicted into the middle of the month, but today Summer officially began
If you try to force a flower to bloom, prying its petals open, you will destroy it. If you let it be, to do what
There is still good in the world. There is still beauty. TS
I’ve re-started a Tumblr page, and I’ve created a companion page to this page. The goal is, to keep what is good, to focus on
I am off twitter once and for all and for good. (Only took how many tries?) They just changed their format anyway and, I wasn’t
Anyone else here a book-a-holic? Show of hands? First of all, I was going to quit all this and I didn’t and I said I
Big ideas. I’m having a Quantum Leap kind of day. Hypothesizing some things. Suspend your disbelief for a moment and imagine you can see the
Do you have monsters? Apparently I had a lot of monsters I didn’t even know I had. Some of them were political, some of them
The people I’ve loved the most are those so confidently at ease with themselves, that they put others at ease. If there’s a guy railing
The Keeper A slow and steady flame, Does burn inside this heart, Though with it knowledge came, To rip my soul apart. Of the
The other day someone shared this great quote from Freddie Mercury that really spoke to me. I’ve found several versions of the quote.
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.
Okay, as mentioned, I’ve been busy. So I hadn’t checked some of my emails. When I did get around to that, I had an
So, I thought of an analogy for what being a writer sometimes feels like to me. It feels like being on another planet that
Here’s my message to writers and artists, to anyone in a creative endeavor, who might be feeling discouraged… if it is really your dream, in
The other day, in promoting my vampire novel, I posted links to chapter excerpts. In reading through those excerpts again myself, I noticed places where
One of the most wonderful things within the many fine and good examples that Bruce Lee left us with, is his example of inclusiveness.
I’ve worked hard the last couple of years to get some books published, I’m thinking of them as there were “the first five,” and now
The year is 1762. Maybelline Raven is waiting patiently along the banks of the Mississippi River for the return of her husband so they may
During the fall months of 2008 and into 2009, reality slipped away from me. Amid the avalanche of dissipating solidity descending into complete confusion and
I’ve been doing some serious thinking about the world lately. Can you hear the quiet? This serious thinking isn’t a new thing for me. This
My favorite time of year, from about now until the first of each New Year. As the Autumnal Equinox approaches once again, and
Unlimited You know what a woman wants? A badass son of a bitch who can make the trip and still treat her like the most