Polish Wedding

Listening to: Silversun Pickups, “Panic Switch” Every region, I suppose, must have different wedding traditions. I’ve only been to one wedding outside of Pennsylvania (my half-brother’s wedding in Florida), so I can’t be 100% sure about this, but it seems like a natural side effect of that whole “melting pot” thing. I never saw the […]

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The Internet & Publishing

It hasn’t, in the grand scheme of things, been that long since I started writing my first novel and stumbled over to the Internet, about halfway through, because I suddenly wondered what to do with the thing. And yet so much has changed since then. When I started querying that first novel, I needed a […]

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Frog Blogging

Listening to: Paramore, “That’s What You Get” So I’ve been doing something a little out of the ordinary lately. Frog-handling and frog-sitting. I know this photographer from my time down at the cafe where I write, and his latest project revolves around frogs. He shoots them with flowers, vegetables, fruits, and various miniature items. Of […]

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Listening to: The Thermals, “Now We Can See” I picture a couple of yodelers calling that post title out from a mountaintop like in the old Ricola commercials. Okaaaay…moving on. Finished the first draft of PINK BANDANA GIRLS last week. Damn, did that feel good. All told, it took me just as many months to […]

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