Monthly Archives: June 2017

Echoes in the sand

Longtime readers of my blog or bio know that I wrote the majority of my books in a chair on the beach in South Florida (specifically, my current city, Boca Raton). Heck, even my Facebook page shows me as “Writer … Read the rest

To all things an ending

Six and a half years. It’s not a lot, but it might be more than other people get. Regardless, it’s all the time I had and despite some regrets and mistakes along the way, it’s something I can make peace … Read the rest

Under pressure

Following yesterday’s chat about the high costs of home repair, we now jaunt off to that other favorite confection of modern homes – the HOA, or Homeowner’s Association.

Once again, I won’t take this time to bemoan the dunderhead things … Read the rest

Learning from the masters

Home ownership is expensive.

I don’t need to tell actual home owners this, but to you renters out there longing for a home of your own, it bears repeating.

I rented for 11 blissful years in a small condo on … Read the rest

Good guesser

I’m not a big fan of texting.

Not because of the terrors of texters and their lack of awareness. This isn’t a diatribe about distracted drivers or pedestrians.

Nope, I’m not a big fan of texting because I’m just not … Read the rest

Blinded me with science

Sunday was nieceling day.

A previously rescheduled visit to Miami’s newly reborn Museum of Science ended up occurring on elder nieceling’s birthday.

The original trip was an idea by younger nieceling, who asked me if I was interested and also … Read the rest

Pass me a brew

I’m going to Disney! (Epcot, really)

By way of my kitchen, that is.

June is halfway done and I had yet to pick a recipe for my monthly new recipe challenge. Nothing was firing me up and, to be fair, … Read the rest

Was he not paying attention?

Let’s get the housekeeping out of the way, so we can begin an impartial discussion.

I don’t care for Donald Trump. I don’t care for his behavior in public. I don’t care for his rudeness towards anyone who doesn’t praise … Read the rest