Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 31st: 200 pp. done. The Challenge? Produce the next 100 pp.


So after yesterday’s blow, I realized I needed to shift my priorities and finish that damn campus novel I’ve been writing. I crawled into my writing loft today, with Frankie at my feet, to reach the 200th page: I’m guesstimating … Continue reading

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March 30th: Wimpy Fail


OK– today sucked. I had put in an application for a fellowship to get some funding to write a book on Henry Miller. Those things can be quite competitive, I know, and as an independent scholar I have no host … Continue reading

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March 29th: Spring Has Sprung…


Where is Waldo, eh, Teddy… the garden has become so lush after all the rain, that we need to do some serious pruning and maintenance… That said, the weather has been glorious and working from home this week, I feel … Continue reading

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March 28th: Not a Wimpy Story at all…


Today the sun came back in all its California glory and we went from cold and drizzle to the California Dream and hedonistic paradise that the Mamas and the Papas already sung about. Take a look at this picture. You’ll … Continue reading

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March 26th: Ode to Joy


“The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” ~ Henry Miller So I don’t know what got me on Friday. The incessant rain, the incontinent dog, the empty nest, … Continue reading

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March 24th: More Rain. Can I hang myself already?


Hey folks! Today was really a good day. It’s Friday I got two new clients who have lots of work for me. Translation work… Best of all ^^ gets me out of the Conflict & Abuse queue at Nextdoor. Won’t … Continue reading

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March 22nd: Odds and Ends, so Pretty Wimpy


I owe you a blog on the birthday of my brother Marc. If you read this Marc, Happy Birthday, big bro! You were always there for me (and us) so I want to thank you for all those years of … Continue reading

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March 18th, 2017: Why Good Writing Matters


This was a very happy day because Caroline came home for Spring Break together with her friend Eilish. We picked them up with our two doxies and the moment we hit the pavement, Teddy decided to crap in the middle … Continue reading

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For Will, not quite your b’day yet but four more days and you’ll be… 21!!!


Will is for wisdom, from when you were a little gentleman and an old soul. I stands for I love you, now and always… L is more love, and the light and love you’ll share with other people. L is … Continue reading

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March 14th: To the wimps who messed with us today…


So… we were all ready to get a new bed today and took our old bed out, and stayed at home, and waited and waited and waited… and nothing. Then Jon got word that the ass wipe who was supposed … Continue reading

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