Yeah, It’s Cold

Yeah, It’s Cold

by It’s the 22nd of January, 2019 And it’s cold. In fact, it’s been cold for days. The night-time and early morning lows have been well under -20 with, I think, this morning has been the coldest yet at about -26. My car is not enjoying it. And not enjoying it to the point where …

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My Youngest Turns 16

My Youngest Turns 16

by Holy crap, my youngest child is old enough to drive. She elected not to go write the test today, already having enough on her plate, but could have. Maybe on the weekend. But my youngest child is old enough to drive. It’s crystal in my memory holding her for the first time, her holding …

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Star Trek – A Chekov Story

Star Trek – A Chekov Story

by So, I keep mentioning that I’m doing the fanfiction thing a little bit. In fact, I have seven stories and the novel written in the Star Trek prime universe, all set in the time between the last episode of the original series and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Six of the stories have basically …

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What I’m Working On Right Now

What I’m Working On Right Now

by So, looking at the list of writing goals for 2019 you might guess that I’m working on more than one thing at time. You’d be right to guess that, and I thought it might be fun to run down the list of projects that I consider currently actively in progress. At the moment, I’m …

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This is Sonic

This is Sonic

by This is Sonic. You might have noticed that he’s a snake. He was the second reptile to come live with us, but he has not been the last. More on all those another time. Sonic came to live with us just after my oldest daughter’s ninth birthday – somehow, the ninth birthday has become …

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Driving and Dictating

Driving and Dictating

by I seem to be getting a little more comfortable with driving longer distances. Not that I’m ready to become a transport driver, or anything, but being able to sit in the car for several hours at a time is probably not a bad skill at this point my life. I have one child in …

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A Little Weather

A Little Weather

by The morning after snowfall is almost always an irritating one. I’m not really talking about the roads, because you expect that, and all the people who don’t remember how to drive with a little snow on the ground. But somehow, that extra chore of clearing off the front steps and your driveway throws off …

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2019: The Writing Goals

2019: The Writing Goals

by I’ve spent the last five months getting my writing back on track, ramping up the editing of drafted material, and prepping for some indie, and hopefully professional, publishing in 2019. Rather than talk about specific projects, even if I’ve got them in mind, I’m going to keep the goals listing very general. I do …

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