Well, What a Difference a Day Makes did not make it far in the Q4-2005 Writers of the Future contest. I’m actually glad because the story had several problems. I’ve revised it and sent it to Analog.
Last night was the Four Peaks District (Grand Canyon Council BSA) district dinner, … Continue reading
Believe it or not, the computer I bought over Thanksgiving died yesterday. It’s been a horrific run of problem after problem. So, today I decided that I’m tired of fighting it. I bought a computer for the kids to replace the broken one. I bought a laptop for me to … Continue reading
With the Q1, 2006 deadline for the Writers of the Future contest looming, and too many problems with The Adjoa Gambit to fix that quickly, I managed to write and polish The Strange Case of Lionel Turnway, almost 6000 words, in one week. I love when the words come flying … Continue reading
to be warmer than normal here in the valley of the sun. Christmas day is forecasted to be 78 degrees. Not bad.
I learned yesterday that the insurance adjustor hadn’t visited the body shop to evaluate the aditional damage they found, so they haven’t even started working on my truck. … Continue reading
After about 10 consecutive days of scrambling, I finally got to spend an evening at home without going anywhere.
This morning, I took the pickup to the body shop, and I’m driving a tiny Kia Rio until it’s fixed.
In other news, I’m trying on some new looks … Continue reading
to be said for having steel in an automobile. At lunch today, I drove to Fry’s Electronics to do some window shopping (Fry’s is a great catalog). On the way home, there was this strange-looking construction truck that had one of those signs telling everyone to move to the right. … Continue reading