Book Arrival Day is Still Awesome

Gunfighter Gothic: American Valkyrie: Paperback / Kindle American Hercules: The Hunt for Zeus: Paperback / Kindle Both books can be read for free with Kindle Unlimited. Even now that I’ve published over a dozen books, the first time I open up a package and hold the latest release in my hands still brings with it…

Things I Kept: 8 Atari Pencils

Things I Kept: 8 Atari Pencils February 2, 2016 I’ve been going through childhood things, looking to de-clutter, donate, sell, and generally throw away old items that have somehow survived from youth to adulthood. Looking in one’s childhood closet is bound to turn up items lost and forgotten, and I thought it might be a…

Happy Adoption Day #8 to Darwin

Eight years ago today, I adopted a coonhound mix from an animal shelter. He’d been there long enough that they’d changed his name (he came in as Bubba and been turned into Squiggles) in order to try to change his luck. It wasn’t hard to figure out why the hound was a hard adopt. He wasn’t a bad…

Things I Kept: NASA Shuttle Emblem Coins

Things I Kept: NASA Shuttle Emblem Coins January 26, 2016 I’ve been going through childhood things, looking to de-clutter, donate, sell, and generally throw away old items that have somehow survived from youth to adulthood. Looking in one’s childhood closet is bound to turn up items lost and forgotten, and I thought it might be…

Things I Kept: A Golf Ball

Things I Kept: A Golf Ball January 22, 2016 I’ve been going through childhood things, looking to de-clutter, donate, sell, and generally throw away old items that have somehow survived from youth to adulthood. Looking in one’s childhood closet is bound to turn up items lost and forgotten, and I thought it might be a…

Happy 33rd Birthday to Pyromania

On January 20, 1983, Def Leppard’s Pyromania was released and my world would never be the same. It didn’t happen right away, of course, but at some point, we got MTV, and at some point, I saw the video for “Photograph” and then for “Rock of Ages” and knew I had to have the album….

Things I Kept: 3 Flag Pins

Things I Kept: 3 Flag Pins: Japan, Germany, France January 17, 2016 I’ve been going through childhood things, looking to de-clutter, donate, sell, and generally throw away old items that have somehow survived from youth to adulthood. Looking in one’s childhood closet is bound to turn up items lost and forgotten, and I thought it…

Things I Kept: A Batman Keychain

Things I Kept: A Batman Keychain January 16, 2016 I’ve been going through childhood things, looking to de-clutter, donate, sell, and generally throw away old items that have somehow survived from youth to adulthood. Looking in one’s childhood closet is bound to turn up items lost and forgotten, and I thought it might be a…