Monthly Archives: April 2013

Here Comes the Sun (h/t to the Beatles)

A little touch of piffle for your day. Be gentle; I’m a novelist, not a poet, but here goes. 🙂   I’m soaking up the sun today, Like parched ground After too long a winter And a cold, cold spring. … Continue reading

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Apres Moi, Le Deluge

The lake in front of my garage door is mercifully absent now, having been reabsorbed (slowly) by the saturated ground sometime during the night.  All is not well in Chicagoland, however. There is sleet outside my door this morning. Sleet! … Continue reading

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The Outside Eye

When I’m not writing, or acting, or blogging, I earn a living as a freelance editor. Novels, sourcebooks for role-playing games, comic-book scripts… you name it, I’ve probably edited it. I’ve always been kind of Zen about my job—the text … Continue reading

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A Cold Day in Spring

It’s been a chilly April so far in Chicago, temps considerably below normal even for this lakeside metropolis where “warm” at this time of year often means “anything above 40 degrees as long as it’s sunny out.” The overnight temps … Continue reading

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