I’d like to wish everyone a wonderful Fourth of July full of family, friends, and fireworks. Be sure to take a moment and reflect on what today commemorates, about how fortunate we are as citizens to inherit this great country. It’s a gift. Never forget that. Let’s be sure to preserve it well.
So be [...]
In the digital world there isn’t much room for privacy anymore, despite any precautions we take. We can build firewalls and avoid handing over easy information whenever possible — as we should. However, I’m amazed when Big Brother tells us with a pop-up that we must “consent to monitoring, interception, recording, reading, copying, or capturing” [...]
In the week since deciding to self-publish a collection of short stories, the project that was intended to be trial-run in digital publishing has blossomed into an undertaking much grander than conceived. That’s why it is my pleasure to introduce my new publishing imprint King’s Men Press.
I was in LA on September 11, 2001, the city where several planes were supposed to arrive but never did. My memories of that day are still as vivid as they were ten years ago — a third of my life ago. Being nineteen and a freshman in college, your world is supposed to change. [...]
With the men’s tournament finished, both Canadian hockey teams have won gold, leaving USA clutching a pair of silver medals. In last week’s post I hoped the US and Canada would meet again in the championship game; so the rematch was definitely not disappointing. If you’re going to lose, you lose [...]
Yesterday, the US men’s hockey beat Canada 5-3 in a GREAT game. Both teams played remarkably, kept the score incredibly close, and their countries should be proud. Of course, as an American, I’m pleased with the outcome. But mostly I hoped for a good game.
I love the Olympics for several reasons. First, whenelse does the [...]
Last week I listened in awe to President-elect Barack Obama’s acceptance speech. Mostly I was drawn by its historic nature, but as a writer, the question repeatedly tapping the back of my brain wanted to know who was his speechwriter? I have answered that question. He’s a twenty-seven-year-old kid named [...]
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