• New year, new website, and The New book

    New year, new website, and The New book

    Welcome 2023! Real life sent me on a wild ride in 2022. I sold my house in Kansas, which I’d been in since 2000, and moved to what I’ll call a ‘family compound’ in Louisiana at the end of July. The inspector’s report left us working with contractors for months – new septic system, upgraded […]

  • Dispatches from the home coffee shop

    Greetings from my writing cave or, Life’s curveballs I retired in January and expected to be home more. But like many of you, I hadn’t anticipated I would have to stay home. Interesting times, eh? I miss the coffee shop. I miss seeing the regulars – the baristas, former colleagues and friends – and I […]