Forgotten Fortune

Today I started writing my second novel, Forgotten Fortune (book two of my Timelink trilogy). I spent about two months doing the online research required, and I did it from a specific browser- one used only for book research. I did this because when I’m done, I can look back at all the keywords I… Read more »

My New Children’s Book

I met with my editor on Friday, and these were the take-a-way notes for my newest children’s book: The words “lube” and “chipmunk” should not appear in the same sentence, let alone as the opening line from Chapter 1. The local spelling bee you described in Chapter 2 should not end with Charlie Sheen bludgeoning… Read more »

An old conversation

It was an unusually warm summer afternoon in Jerusalem 3000 years ago. Mort, Sayid, and John had just finished playing racquetball and were sitting around the bar drinking Baoji wine. After a few minutes of guy talk, mostly about the new dresses that were showing much more ankle this year, Mort commented on the growing… Read more »

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  • Bill of Frights

    I was watching one of the new ghost hunter shows on cable and was shocked to hear one of the self proclaimed parapsychologists refer to ghosts as “the energy left over once we’re dead”. I’m sorry, the energy left over? Einstein (Albert, not Sid) proclaimed that E=mc2.  I know from watching Sesame Street that matter… Read more »

  • Thank God for Evolution

    Last night I watched with fascination as two diametrically opposed crankcases argued evolution versus creation. One thing was apparent – there would be no compromise. Everything was black or white. Good or evil. Paper or plastic. Whatever happened to being able to see both sides of an issue? Why does it always have to be… Read more »