Writing is my OCD

According to the National Institute of Health, OCD – obsessive compulsive disorder – is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to...

New Unfamiliar Writing Tasks

Working with an agent leads to a whole new set of tasks for both fiction and non-fiction books that are new to me. On the non-fiction list, my agent asked me to update the proposal for Gold & Silver Wings – Tales from Three Generations of Military Pilots while...

How You Know You Are Really Getting Old

One of my favorite expressions is “life is like a roll of toilet paper, the closer you get to the end, the faster it goes!” We all age and deal with it because there is no other attractive alternative. My dad used to say that he didn’t mind the creaking, cracking...

What I Hate About Traveling in an RV

Let me make this clear, we like traveling in our RV. It not the fastest way to go, but you bring your hotel room with you. The bed is always comfortable, the kitchen is right down the hall so you can browse through the refrigerator in your underwear and like home, you...

New Opportunity

As I write this, I am sitting outside my RV literally on the beach at Galveston State Park. We have another week down here and then its back to the grind. I missed posting last week but didn’t want miss two weeks in a row. Last month, I mentioned that I was asked for...

Ode to Rowley

Anyone who knows me quickly finds out that I am a dog lover. Until Monday, we had three poodles, two standards – Rowley and Rudy – and one miniature – Rickey. Large dogs age faster than smaller ones and Rowley was hanging in there a little over three...