Whatever Lights Your Fire!

The experience of participating  in a dig in the Palestinian West Bank in 2010 fueled my fire to write Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer. Continuing on the theme of fire building and campfires:  Fire-building had a prominent role in the day-to-day life of the people of 1407 BCE. From fires to cook their food and provide […]

ASTEROID COMING! Tomorrow!

Oh, yeah. This is the stuff disaster movies are made of. You could wake up on Thursday and never know how close you came to total destruction. As I wrote Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer, I got more and more homesick for my childhood home. The farm on a hilltop where I experienced the […]

Milk-Jug Reasoning

As I fixed breakfast this morning, George was reading to me from a book he recently found at Half Price Books, God in the Dock by C. S. Lewis. The title of the book has to do with the English term referring to a person on trial standing “in the dock” while giving testimony of […]

Realizations of a Baby Boomer First Waver!

While researching the possible title of a new book, I googled the title I’m considering. Nothing exact came up and that may be as close as I can get to ‘being original’. I’ve realized for several years that as a front-runner of the Baby Boomers, whatever I decide I need or want to do, it […]