GenCon 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Early this afternoon I’m driving off to GenCon 2017. I’ve been looking forward to it all year. I’ll get to connect with writer friends I rarely see, interact…

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Absence

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Sometimes it’s difficult to believe my father’s been gone 17 years, and then I remember that the terrible hammer blow of his death is no longer the ache that…

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Site Updates & Assorted Musing

Friday, July 21, 2017

I was thinking it would take just a few minutes to update my site this morning. Boy, was I wrong. Merely getting my GenCon schedule appropriately on the…

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Peaches

Monday, July 17, 2017

When we moved here fourteen years ago, we planted some fruit trees on a small back strip just between our horse fence and an abandoned access road to the…

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Western Round-Up

Monday, July 10, 2017

I’ve continued to read outside of my usual genres, despite some great fantasy suggestions. Last year I tracked down and read all of Merle Constiner’s westerns, all of…

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4th of July in 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

We had a lovely 4th of July here in our tower by the Sea of Monsters. For several days our small selection of chicken drummettes had been soaking…

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Martial Fitness

Monday, July 3, 2017

Every Saturday when my wife and I leave the karate dojo we head across the street to pick up horse grain or chicken feed or other necessities for our…

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Fantasy Recommendations

Friday, June 30, 2017

Having noticed that I almost NEVER talk about any modern fantasy these days, and further noticing that I have been reading nothing but books that are at least…

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In Thanks

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

On Memorial Day I woke early, fully intending to play some of my solitaire wargames, probably Heroes of Normandy. But I turned instead to the revision of a World…

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Max Latin

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

I’ve been reading a lot of short stories lately. Any of you out there read some Norbert Davis? Particularly the Max Latin collection from Altus Press? Man, there’s…

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