Monthly Archives: August 2012

post-radio interview thoughts

So last night, I had an interview on ArtistFirst Radio for Dragontamer’s Daughters.  I feel like it went well, though I was a little nervous at first: I haven’t been on the radio in about 25 years or so, since I was a … Continue reading

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great. now i HAVE to send them some money.

I got my Master’s Degree in English Lit at Washington College in Chestertown, MD in 1992 and every year since, they’ve been sending me junk mail asking for donations.  I’ve never given anything: my thought has always been, “I paid you … Continue reading

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dtd donations

FYI.  My church has a program that helps out local families–religious or not, Catholic or not–who have fallen on hard times due to job loss, divorce, illness, whatever.  This program provides food, clothing, helps pay utilities, mortgages, what-have-you.  I decided … Continue reading

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waffling about the widowmaker

This, for those of you who haven’t made her acquaintance, is the latest love of my life, whom I’ve had the pleasure of knowing almost three years now:     She’s a 2009 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 Low, which I’ve … Continue reading

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stop! spammer time

Oh, joy.  Spambots have located my blog and have been sending me nonsensical “replies” to my posts.  And the pesky cybernetic villains aren’t anywhere as cool as this guy:     Fortunately, the blog software I use catches replies before … Continue reading

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mine is the last voice that you will ever hear. don’t be alarmed.

On August 28 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, I’ll be doing a live interview about Dragontamer’s Daughters on ArtistFirst internet radio.  You can listen by clicking here.  The interview is an hour long and should be a lot of fun. … Continue reading

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a place for those who don’t answer e-mails

More and more, I’m becoming convinced that people who don’t reply to e-mails should, after death, be confined to Dante’s Sixth Circle of Hell, right next to those folks who back into parking spaces.  Yes, I realize that e-mail etiquette is … Continue reading

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