This tree, taken by the National Geographic folks, is 3200 years old. It had already been alive 1200 years when Jesus walked the Earth. It lives in Sequoia National Park in Southeastern California, or thereabouts. It’s been named “The President.” Not really sure if that’s the name I would have chosen for it. Or what it … Continue reading
So…where am I? Did any week every scamper by as fast as this one? Holy Cow! While Sky Dancers Draft Two is with my editor, I’ve been world building and writing the opening chapters of my next book, Champion of Entean. I’m also still researching different marketing groups for independent authors, finding the best match … Continue reading That Week Just Happened
On July 4th, the colored cloud display and accompanying booms were quite splendid. It was touch and go. For a while there, the forecast was for clear skies. However, the fog rolled in and the tradition continued. I’ve been living with friendly fog since 1980 when I moved from the East Coast to the West … Continue reading I’ll Have My Coffee With Fog, Please
Not a bad day today. This is a picture of me, happily driving my fabulous car that I love driving. Mr. Al was navigator as his broken hand was ouchie. We arrived in Reno close to Happy Hour, of which I will happily partake as soon as I’ve finished my narration thus far. … Continue reading Thus Beginneth Our Road Tripeth
I’ve not done a foodie blog for a while and since, I’ve had two lovely meals out recently, I thought I might share these feasts with you. PRETTY FOOD MEAL ONE On Mother’s Day, Mr. Al and my sonshine, Cole, took me to a local Italian restaurant called Abruzzi (http://www.abruzziarcata.com), located in the Jacoby Building … Continue reading Pretty Food
I finished my first draft of Sky Dancers. In celebration, I’ve posted the back cover at the end of this little discussion, but you can scroll ahead, I won’t mind… I’m thinkin’ that the back cover is just as lovely as the front. So you, my fellow authors, how do you feel when you … Continue reading Help Me, Nora! I Gotta Get My Zing On!
Wow…I’ve been trying to get cheaper medical coverage for about a month now. It’s so crazy. I mean, it’s so complicated with the insurance company’s and Covered California’s efforts to make it easier. Just crazy. I really don’t even know what’s covered or what’s not on my new plan (or even if I have a … Continue reading I could use a Cappuccino