Monthly Archives: July 2011


If I were to write myself as a character, I’d make me and lot smarter than I am. I’d know things that would make the reader’s heads spin. Like how DSL works, or why when we get older we forget … Continue reading

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Last winter’s record snow. Did this cool you off? The dictionary says that doldrums is a spell of listlessness or despondency, or a state of inactivity, stagnation or slump. There’s also a location in the ocean near the equator abounding … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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DREAM WALKER, An excerpt

An excerpt from my book soon to be out on Kindle DREAM WALKER CHAPTER ONE Early evening shadows sent long, dark fingers across the alley at the back of Stirman’s Mercantile. Rachel crouched behind a stack of wooden crates, breath … Continue reading

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