Monthly Archives: November 2012

One (pound of) Potatoes, Two (pounds of) Potatoes

Ahh the fabulous spud. How could Americans or Canadians not celebrate our respective Thanksgivings without the marvelous potato? And let’s face it, for the amount of work put in, mashed potatoes are quite heavenly. Every year at Thanksgiving, my youngest … Continue reading

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It’s not the age; it’s the mileage

And so it came to pass a few days ago that I have begun that inexonerable slide toward old age. Sure, I’ve had a tremendous amount of white hair in my twenties (which I blame on all those emergency room … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope, Chapter 6, unedited

  Chapter Six “Miz S?” Audra Silvestre set her hand on the stack of tablet computers and looked up. Most of her students stood by the arched exit near Faye Eichmann. Audra nodded to the thin woman before looking toward … Continue reading

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Giving thanks to family

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States. I was fortunate enough to have my brother and sister-in-law in town so we celebrated yesterday since they leave this morning. And will celebrate again this afternoon. Mostly because there’s still chocolate cheesecake … Continue reading

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Redaction: Dark Hope, chapter 5, unedited

UPDATE: Redaction: Dark Hope is at the editors and should be back mid-December. I hope to go live with the book around the 20th and, like before, I’ll have it priced at 99cents for a week. My Christmas present to … Continue reading

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Do we ever really grow up?

I don’t think you need to be suffering from Peter Pan syndrome to still find those things we found fascinating as children, still interesting as adults. Take for example balloons. Sure there’s the helium kind that make everyone sound like … Continue reading

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Fuzzy socks and temperature regulators

Fall has finally arrived here in the southwest. A fickle cold front swept down from Oregon dropping the temperatures over 20 degrees overnight and promising rain. We got spit not rain. And cold temperatures. Now before all you Northerns tell … Continue reading

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