Usher In the Mathematically Illiterate Society

Math is Too Hard, Dammit!

Apparently, the state of Arizona is headed toward a mathematically illiterate society. We expect too much from from our children, at least, that’s what I gather from this letter to the editor that appeared on the opinions page of today’s Arizona Republic. … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Trans-Gender and Other People Different from Me

One of the greatest assets with which a person can be blessed is open-mindedness. I was raised in a family who taught me to respect people of all varieties. Add to that some travel to foreign countries and the privilege of earning an advanced degree, and I’ve become fairly good … Continue reading

The Great Science Fiction Civil War

The Great Science Fiction Civil War

While I haven’t been very active in the science fiction and fantasy scene for a couple of years, I have been watching from the sidelines. There is always a certain degree of disagreement in any large group associated by a common bond (like writing) … Continue reading

4th Annual Book Drive for Phoenix Rescue Mission


During the last full week of September every year, I donate all income from my book sales to Phoenix Rescue Mission, a local charity that feeds the homeless in Phoenix.

I only see income from the books I have under my complete control, so I can’t make … Continue reading

Blog Hop: Accessing the Future

Accessing the Future Blog Hop

The Future Fire, a publication that has published my fiction, is producing an anthology called Accessing the Future, and it focuses on issues that come with disability. As part of the promotion for their indiegogo campaign, they launched a blog hop … Continue reading