My To-Be-Read pile. Not everything is here, but this is a sort of “wanna read” for the coming year. I plan to follow up in December with a picture of then. We’ll see. That’s all for now.
Monthly Archives: March 2012
I must at the outset state that I personally don’t, as the good ol’ boys like to say, have a dog in this hunt. There was a time I might have, but at this stage of my life—our lives, my … Continue reading
I’ve been having a productive month. This morning I polished up and submitted the fifth short story in two weeks. Granted, most of them are rewrites, but a couple of them are such thorough redrafts that they might as well … Continue reading
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments for and against the Affordable Healthcare Act, specifically the individual mandate. At issue is whether or not the Constitution allows Congress to require people to pay for something they do not want. Commercially, that … Continue reading
One of the above I decided to try out for a new banner.
Let’s imagine the conflict known as the Civil War. It had been brewing since before the Constitution was ratified. The issues were marrow deep in American society, so much so that any attempt to address the issue of slavery was, … Continue reading
I haven’t done any new images lately, so… I made these on Bellerive, off of Grand, last Saturday evening after a light rain. You might wonder what I was doing there. Well, it was just before the coffeehouse at which … Continue reading
Storms apparently kept a lot of people away. A shame. The monthly gathering at the New Covenant Methodist Church on Bellerive happened anyway, a St. Patrick’s Day session complete with a pot of corned beef, and the limited audience enjoyed … Continue reading
There is, in University City, which is attached to St. Louis with Washington University as a buffer, a cool little coffeehouse/restaurant called Meshuggah’s. They play host to a literary event called Noir at the Bar, which my friend Scott Phillips … Continue reading
One of the downsides to the information super highway is the amount of bunk that disseminates faster than ever before. It has always been with us, though, so we shouldn’t jump to the conclusion that it’s the fault of the … Continue reading