Dogs, Dogs, Dogs

Jul. 20, 2017 by

Richie is one of my earliest dogs.  He was named after Richard Diamond, a TV detective on a show we used to like.  Richie had a white diamond-shaped mark on his back, ergo, Richie.  Detectives, dogs.  Two things that started

Nose in a Book

Jul. 13, 2017 by

  From a very early age I’ve had my nose in a book.  I can’t say for sure what caused my fascination with reading.  My brother, for instance, who is only two years older and had pretty much the same

Photography

Jul. 6, 2017 by

My dad was an amateur photographer. Maybe even a semi-pro. He set up his own darkroom in our basement and developed his own photos for many years. When the family was out in public together, he almost always had a

New Website

Jun. 30, 2017 by

2017 is a big year for me.  I turn 70 this year.  That’s one thing.  And I’ve got a new book coming out in September, When They Come For You, with a new protagonist, Harper McDaniel, who I hope to

Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too Spiderman Poem

Jun. 30, 2017 by

“Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too” Since “Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too” a poem I wrote about Spiderman, shows up in a lot of anthologies and text books and therefore becomes assignment material for students of many ages, I frequently get