Monthly Archives: September 2014

LOST GENERATION FOUND…WHODDATHUNK!

I have often been accused of being aloof and sort of out of touch sometimes.  In fact, after a few years my one boss began making it a point of telling me things directly because I had built this reputation … Continue reading

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WE WON WHAT? ARE YOU CRAZY!?

My wife Rosemarie has developed a heretofore dormant desire to move. I am not sure if she is just in want of a little change like moving the furniture around, or if she is truly in dire need to reestablish … Continue reading

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MY THOUGHTS ARE ON THE LOOSE…HERE THEY GO!

  I think I shall ramble a bit on today’s post.  I was sitting in my thinking chair for only a few moments this afternoon so it was hard to get a coherent thought stream flowing.  We’ve had rain every … Continue reading

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YO! SHOW A LITTLE RESPECT FOR SELF-PUBLISHERS

Now that I consider myself a “seasoned” self-publisher (five books), I am growing more sensitive to the traditional publishing industry’s bias toward us DIYers.  I have my share of rejection letters, but no, I am not sour grapes.  I get … Continue reading

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MUST BE FALL…MR. GRUMPY’S HERE

This is always my grumpy time of year.  Now right away some of my close acquaintances are saying they’ve never noticed any change in my demeanor since I am grumpy all year round.  But that is not the case.  I … Continue reading

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I MADE A GROWING OLD CHART

My father said it often and he could not have said it better or more succinctly.  He said:  “Growing Old Stinks.”   No, it is not particularly profound or insightful.  Yes, it is plainly put, simply stated and now that I … Continue reading

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TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT, USE LESS WORDS!

Don’t think I haven’t noticed.  I’ve gotten back to writing postings that are lengthy—too lengthy.  You’d think I’d know better, but uh-ah.  You may find it hard to believe that I spent a gazillion years working in radio where I … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU WRITE RIGHT IT FEELS JUST…RIGHT!

So when something comes out the way you want it, you sorta wanna show it around and see if others agree and subsequently stuff your big fat, swelling ego.  As certainly not a surprise to anyone who frequents my blog, … Continue reading

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IT’S BEACHY KEEN…BUT GETTING THERE IS A BEACH!

Here is the paradox.  I love the beach.  I hate going there.  Let’s deal with one side at a time.  First, the love side of the beach.  If you love the beach, it’s probably for the same reasons I do: … Continue reading

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