• City Mouse, Country Mouse

    One foot in the woods, surrounded by trees, living up on the hill and taking walks with the man and big dog- and one foot longing to be in Paris hanging out in streetside cafe. Alright – so those walks are more like me constantly dawdling and needing to catch up to them as the …

  • Enter the Silence

    Sitting before the fire on a cold night on the hill. I can’t believe it’s as early as it is yet somehow silence has finally settled in this house. It’s been busy lately with comings and goings – mine and everyone else’s. Those 200 plus authors settled on Nashville last week and the energy they …

  • A Chorus of Crickets

    It’s mighty quiet up on this hill tonight. Except for the crickets. Or maybe those are frogs. Or crickets and frogs. As you might guess – I am in the woods. After miles of fun and signings, special events and dinners, I don’t mind a little time to lean back and at least think about …

  • Daytona, SIBA, and Bubba Gump

    Currently I am taking a two minute breather in my room at the wonderful SIBA show in Daytona. It’s raining, the waves are crashing and I’m ready to walk to the nearest fish and chips place which would be Bubba Gumps so I’m told. Airports. I have things to say about airports. Not exactly the …