Another NaNo Upon Us

Here we are, once again on the cusp of November, which means it’s time to ask two questions: -How the hell did October go by so fast? and-Are you doing NaNoWriMo? (On the odd chance someone is reading this who has no idea what NaNoWriMo is, follow the above link; or, here’s the nutshell: a […]

It’s Not Just About Trump

More than thirty years ago I had to make one of the first decisions of my semi-adult life: which political party should I join? After much consideration, I registered Republican. This decision was not made lightly. It was not made without a great deal of thought. Back then, there were some issues where I leaned […]

Monday Musing

I was heading for another “confessional post.” Though it’s been partially drafted, it’s not ready and I don’t have the time (or stomach) to get it ready for this week. Instead, we get random bits of whatever. -Walking the dog in the morning, I’m still not used to the fact that it’s largely dark until […]

In Which I Make a Horrible Admission: Locker Room Banter

(Author’s note: I wrote this piece yesterday in Writers’ Circle. I’m very much troubled by the recently-unearthed audio of Donald Trump on the “Access Hollywood” bus with Billy Bush. This has been very difficult to write, and pressing the “Publish” button is a little scary. I fear I may not have articulated things that well. […]

The Reading List (The Third)

Well, well, it’s another sheet torn off the old wall calendar, and not just any month, but September. That means another quarter of the year gone, and that means it’s time for the reading report! If you want to see what else I’ve read this year, here’s Part I and Part II. But before we […]