Monthly Archives: September 2012

Miss Communication

Miss Communication She’s back and still fascinated by the law…or the breaking of it.  Crime may or may not pay, but dumb criminals are sure to provide some laughs.  Miss Communication brings you tales of some less-than criminal genius. Kentucky:  Two men tried to pull the front off a cash machine by running a chain from the machine to the… Read more »

Down to my last chip

While this could be a post about my recent visit to the doctor and the ensuing dietary recommendations, I’m not feeling particularly grrouchy, so I don’t see why I should make you endure a post complaining about not eating potato chips (at least not in my former quantity). Instead, I’ll make you endure a post… Read more »

It’s only writing…

It’s the final day of “Writing Week” on the JMD blog and boy are you glad! But not as glad as me!  Now, read on… Seriously, like the title says, how difficult can it be? The journey to complete the second book of my trilogy was very much akin to Jeremy’s travails within the story: … Read more »

A short stay on the keys

It’s penultimate day for “Writing Week” on the JMD blog.  We’re on the next to last day of the week and I just completed the next to last chapter in “What Next?”.  Did someone whisper “synchronicity”? Now, read on… Regular readers (both of you), know that my methodology for writing the second book of my… Read more »

A death in the family

It’s hump day of “Writing Week” on the JMD blog as we continue to celebrate the upcoming conclusion to writing Book 2 of the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures. Now, read on… When I get involved with creating things, it is with a personal investment of possibly unhealthy proportion.  Whether it was in my art days, my… Read more »

Writing my finger off

Yeah, okay, maybe not that dramatic, but it’s September, so how can you not have a baseball reference (especially with my long-suffering Orioles actually in the thick of things!)? Welcome back.  It’s day two of “Writing Week”, celebrating the expected completion of “What Next?”, Book 2 of the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures.  Now, read on… Like… Read more »

Fear of flying

 It’s looking very much like I will finish the book this week, so I think it’s time to spend the time blogging about writing.  Welcome to “Writing Week” on the JMD blog.  Now, read on… I have been struggling for some time with the final chapters to Book 2 (What Next?).  I don’t know how… Read more »

If the sock fits

It’s been a long time since I posted anything about socks.  Almost a year and a half, as you can see for yourself, (  I think this clears me of any charges of sock fixation. However. I remain permanently baffled by the continued popularity of going sockless with shoes.  I am fully onboard with bare… Read more »

Getting physical For the first time in 3 1/2 years, I scheduled a full physical.  Not because I was feeling poorly or had some nagging ailment.  Not because my family was bothering me.  It was because my oldest friend was nagging me.  We have both lost parents who might not have left so early if they… Read more »

Out on a Limb

      Out on a Limb   This month’s installment is for those who have been bad.  Not you, of course, I must be talking about someone you know… It’s just a reprimand.  Quit acting like a baby! Called on the carpet – In military parlance, called on the carpet refers to having to… Read more »