Late posting this today. Apologies. Busy day with some catching up needed. Anyway, Saturday was the first of our New England area chili cook offs. It was the Massachusetts State Cook Off, aka The Beast of the East. As usual, the BaldMan was chief judge and I was scorekeeper. We had a good turnout of … Continue reading Monday Musings: The Rain In Winchendon- Wait, What?
Summer Sale!! During the month of July, all my books and stories will be on sale at Smashwords. Three, including the first two stories in my urban fantasy series, The Yo-Yo Files, are free. My short fantasy collection is half off, as is my latest sci-fi novel, Two's Company. My first novel, Circle Unbroken, is at even more of a discount. Ebooks are … Continue reading Monday Musings: Beer Fests and Other Amusements
Narrated by Bill Clinton In Giving, Bill Clinton gives us a broad overview of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), non-profit groups that are organized around a specific common interest. The book covers NGOs at every level: large international groups, national groups, and small, community efforts. There are anecdotes covering many of the groups and the good they … Continue reading Friday Review: (Audiobook) Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton
We were away for the weekend in Somers, CT for the Chili For Life cook off. It benefitted an assistant fire chief, and a five-year-old girl, both of whom are battling cancer. As a survivor myself, I was very happy to serve as scorekeeper for this event. And it was fun. A good group of … Continue reading Monday Musings: Chili and Football
This week I am doing an interview with Jeffrey Cook, who is part of Writerpunk Press, a group of authors who write in the various 'punk genres. They have just released "Sound and Fury: Shakespeare Goes Punk", an anthology of stories based on William Shakespeare's works. None of the authors, editors, artists or others who … Continue reading Monday Meeting: Interview with Jeffrey Cook of Writerpunk Press
I was challenged to the ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) ice bucket challenge. For anyone (is there anyone?) who hasn't heard about it, you are challenged by a friend, relative, or maybe enemy to either donate $10 to ALS and dump a bucket of ice water over your head, or skip the ice … Continue reading Monday Musings: Iced