Free Pass Giveaway

Writer’s Digest if giving away a pass for the San Francisco’s Writer Conference that is coming up NEXT WEEK: Feb 16th – 19th, 2012.  I can’t justify the cost, but free?  Hell, yeah, I’ll call in sick. Anyway, even if you wanted to go, and had the money and time to go, it is sold … More Free Pass Giveaway

My America

Over on SFFWorld.com there’s a discussion going on about US Tropes.  It’s spilled over to American culture and culture in general.  The whole thing got started by this writer who ranted against the American big-box story mill called Hollywood and how it influences all stories told throughout the world. The whole thing got me thinking about my culture.  Just what … More My America

Allergic Rhinitis

Ah, in gentler times, it was called hay fever. Well, when I was a kid, that’s what we called it.  And it was treated with a hot shower and an afternoon off from mowing the grass.  (Yes!) I’ve always had hay fever, and I pretty much knew I was allergic to grasses, so when I … More Allergic Rhinitis

Homeless People

I’ve meant to post about homeless people.  I see homeless people every day I ride into work. I see them at other times, too, but they are much easier to ignore when you are in a warm or air-conditioned car (depending on the season or time of day). I’m new to homeless people.  Or, rather, … More Homeless People