Damn You, Ted Lasso!
When Ted Lasso examined his past with his father, I did too.
Writing with a Painful Paw
I’m deep in writing again, and dang if my hand pain didn’t come back. CBD to the rescue!
Should Chadwick Boseman Have Worked During His Cancer Treatment?
Could he have survived if he hadn’t worked so hard?
I’m Not Dead Yet!
Once a great while it happens that death can fool even experienced healthcare professionals. It did me, certainly.
The Pain of Dying Alone
One of the saddest days of my nursing career happened when I made shift rounds and found that an elderly patient was in the throes of death, alone. I didn’t know him, but I stayed with him until his final breath. No one should have to die alone. But with COVID-19, they are and will…
Writing in the Time of Coronavirus
My writing life hasn’t changed while I’m in social isolation, but my mind sure has.
I Have a Publisher!
I am delighted and honored to join this prestigious university press. Now, to write the book!
I Have an Agent!
I am thrilled to announce that I have signed with Bookends Literary Agency for Silver Lining: Clean Air and the Tragedy of a Pennsylvania Mill Town.
Why I Don’t Read Books Anymore (But Still Love Them)
I’m a word guy. I read, I write, I edit. I’ve grown up with books. I loved The Hardy Boy books, and read a flock of them. (Flock of books? Bevy? Gaggle?) But I don’t read books anymore, because …
Answering Proust’s Questionnaire
The questions here are from the second questionnaire he developed, the one when he was 20. I thought it might be a fun exercise.