It’s been pretty obvious that writing has been on the back burner for me lately. Lately being a relative term. And also, maybe, backburner. I’m still writing (every day actually), and reading, and reviewing on Reading Bites. I’m just not as pushy about it. I guess pushy is a good word. I don’t push my […]
(It has come to my attention that my links are off, so I am reposting some book excerpts I can’t find on my site anymore.) 1 The world puts demands on us. Endure this, it says. Survive this, it dares. However, the higher powers, if there are any, have no understanding of who we are. […]
No, really, what am I supposed to say? Do you really want work count updates? Except I’m writing by hand most days which makes it harder to count. Photos? Peeks at my crafts? I feel like such an un-exciting author. I know! Have a dog picture!
My dayjob and writing life will collide this weekend at Imaginarium in Louisville, KY. I’ll be teaching a writing class on applying biology (vet medicine/animal behavior science/epidemiology). Coincidentally, I’ve also been reading Hounded by Kevin Hearne. I was recommended to me by a number of people who probably thought I’d like it because the main […]
Note: This is an updated version of this older post on disaster prepping for pets. I’m reexamining my own dog bug out bags (picked up a new dog back pack on clearance, and a good quality one too.) and figured it was time to reexamine the subject here too. I think it’s really important to […]
From my work in progress, Gone to the Dogs Jax jogged restlessly through the pines, cedars, and naked oaks of the “tame woods”. It was technically on the human side of their territory. Some human, many years ago, had paved a trail through and culled diseased wood, even planted woodland flowers and erected a few […]