Posts Tagged: cold

People are sickening

340 days. That’s how long I was able to go before meeting someone who made me sick. Having a non-standard job has a number of spillover benefits, especially when you’re still reasonably undiscovered.  While not quite as private as a hermit in a cave, the daily regimen of going to work is a distant memory…. Read more »

Back in the saddle

The first new post of 2012 affords me my favorite pastime before delving into the meat of today’s rambling, namely examining words and phrases.  In a manner familiar to my regular blog readers (all eight of you), I begin the post with an entirely unrelated digression. So, the term “back in the saddle”.  I get… Read more »

A chilling admission

I read once that writers should “write from experience”.  I don’t know if that’s true.  How would you write about vampires or outer space or 20,000 leagues under the sea?  Still, I do admit that my main character and I share one trait:  we both dislike cold. If you’ve scanned my bio, you are already… Read more »