Baby Squirrel Rescue!

Today, we had an overload of cuteness courtesy of a baby squirrel. I found him in the front yard, confused and weak. I snatched him up from a feral cat, who was approaching him with bad intentions, took him inside, and began the process of Baby Squirrel Rescue. Here are…

2018: Travelin’ Man!

MY BODY IS READY. And so is my luggage.* *Cat not included. I'm going to be all over the place this year, signing books and eating. Okay, mostly eating, but also signing books. Here's a look at my schedule. If you have a book event near you that you think…

Find Your Tribe.

Your tribe is the people outside your family who become family. That's it. It can be simple to find them, or it can take years. For me, it took until I started writing as a serious pursuit, unlocking the years of memories about books, movies, comics, and art. All of…

Cancer took another friend.

Cancer-- the scourge of our lifetime-- took Dr. Lloyd Elliott this week. He was fifty, he was our family veterinarian, and he was a rare individual. My wife and I love our animals. We regard our relationship with them as a kind of covenant, and Dr. Elliott was a huge…

LibertyCon: Post Mortem

Take several hundred science fiction fans. Season with pancakes and booze. And wait.LibertyCon superseded all of my expectations. I made several (doubtless) lifelong friends, met some incredibly talented people, and collected books and art that are now firmly established in my pantheon of Favorite Things. Unlike Oprah, my faves are affordable,…