Archives for Stray Thoughts

Musings, rants and the occasional pictures of our basset hounds. This is a space for all the things I want to write about, but have no place else to put them.

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Looking for Beta Readers!

My latest novel, Death of the Zanjero, is ready for beta readers. Basically, it’s just test-reading the novel to see ...
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I’m a Font Freak

I love fonts – what we used to call typefaces back in the day when people actually set type. I ...
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Preaching in the Streets

Evangelizers on Hollywood Blvd. recently, and, yes, they ignored all the homeless people nearby. Several months ago, I was waiting ...
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Post Re-Visit: Born on July 4

[This is actual a re-post I wrote two years ago, but since today actually is July 4 and trust me, ...
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My Latest Novel Came Out…

Actually, it came out two weeks or so ago. I was going to do an ad campaign. A special post ...
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The Lie of All Happy, All the Time

Last week, I looked at how I have to face and work through my anger to get to the point ...
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The Path to Forgiveness – Through the Anger

This started because I got sick last fall. Literally. And if our bodies’ illnesses reflect our emotional states and/or needs, ...
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My SmartWatch

My personal smartwatch (with well-worn and stained wristband.) I have a Moto 360 second generation smartwatch. Now, this is the ...
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#ImWithHer and Sick at Heart

I am sick and hurt, and even physically ill over this election cycle. I keep thinking I need to write ...
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Labor Day

Thanks to all that hard work I did celebrating unions and workers in America this past weekend, I’m taking a ...
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