You can’t manipulate the educated, which is why they don’t want us educated

The entire reason for my attending a class as a grad student was to argue with the professor. She was on one side politically, I was on the other. I respected the woman immensely, but daggum, did she know how to push my buttons every week! It was like she was TRYING to make me … Continue reading You can’t manipulate the educated, which is why they don’t want us educated

Don’t be afraid of my opinion, because I’m not afraid of yours

I’m fascinated by how many people are terrified to allow someone else an opinion contrary to their own. If someone says/writes/believes something differently than we do, we’re struck with an almost primal need to purge that difference. For some reason which I can’t figure out yet, we’re terrified by differences. The obvious examples are terrorists … Continue reading Don’t be afraid of my opinion, because I’m not afraid of yours

New cover for “Mansions,” and here’s the cover for “Falcon in the Barn”!

Yes! Finally! Not only do I get to present to you the new cover (will be available on Amazon in the next 24 hours) for Book 3, The Mansions of Idumea . . . . . . but here's also Book 4! I've had far too much fun playing with colors and images these past … Continue reading New cover for “Mansions,” and here’s the cover for “Falcon in the Barn”!

Book 3 is coming! (And so is some other great stuff, but you have to read to the end to find out)

Book 3: The Mansions of Idumea is in its final editing stages (meaning, I’m going through it when I’m not grading students’ essays, or taking children to lacrosse practice, or cleaning the toddler’s jello mess, or helping another child with homework . . .) I’m hoping to release it by the end of April (yes, … Continue reading Book 3 is coming! (And so is some other great stuff, but you have to read to the end to find out)