Quality Quotes #8

"Truly, life is the misery we endure between disappointments." Joe Abercrombie, uttered by Superior of the Inquisition Sand dan Glokta in Last Argument of Kings (The First Law trilogy #3). My office remains piled with this week's accumulated detritus, but I've made sufficient progress this morning to justify a brief blogging break.  I've been annoyed … Continue reading Quality Quotes #8

Remember the Inmates

Hello fellow Bloggers! I hope y’all’re doing well and prospering wherever you may be. Many of us are looking forward to the upcoming holidays with eagerness and joy in our hearts.  I humbly request that, at some point this week, you take a moment to spare a thought (or a prayer, if you’re a believer) … Continue reading Remember the Inmates

The Obvious Word #1

Hey y'all!  I hope you're doing well and prospering on this fantastic Monday! I'm grateful to the ever-eloquent Fandango today for giving me licence to try something new & different, a kind of mash-up of two types of periodic posts.  The first type is my A Writer's Reliquary, which I update whenever I encounter a … Continue reading The Obvious Word #1

Tales Out of Court #1

Hello fellow Bloggers and beautiful people everywhere!  I hope y'all are doing well and thriving today. It's been a year since I wrote my last Copperhead County short story, which was my response to a List Story Blogger Challenge, something I had never tried before.  If you're interested, you can read it here, and of … Continue reading Tales Out of Court #1

Brief Thoughts on a Bunch O’Books #2

I've been feeling depressed lately, repressed by my busy schedule and moodily brooding in my dark & dingy office as I work toward catching up and earning some free time I can burn by sharing with y'all.  And wouldn't ya know it, several of my sublime fellow Bloggers just happened to provide some handy word … Continue reading Brief Thoughts on a Bunch O’Books #2

What if? #CultureChange

How great and powerful a moment it would be for Americans if his Honor Brett Kavanaugh opened his Senate testimony today with the following statement or one very similar to it. "Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Feinstein, distinguished members of the Senate Judicial Committee, and Dr. Ford, I thank you today for allowing me to come … Continue reading What if? #CultureChange

I’ve Been Published!

Hello friends & fellow Bloggers!  I hope y'all're doing well on this fine Friday.  The weather here in middle Tennessee is damnear perfect today.  It's a mild, partly sunny 80 degrees with a sky full of wispy white and fluffy gray clouds being pushed along by a gentle, almost autumnal breeze here in my little … Continue reading I’ve Been Published!