One of my poems is on the Writer’s Almanac today!

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  Wow! Today’s the day! Listen to the Writer’s Almanac today on NPR as Garrison Keillor reads my poem, “Riding The Red Line,” from my first poetry collection, Anything but Dreams. For a list of stations and times, click here (and then click “share location”). I can’t tell you how exciting this is for me! […]

What a difference a few hours makes

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A little bit ago we saw the sunshine flowing as freely as the water did earlier in the day, so we leashed up the dogs and hit the bike trail. It looked like a lot of other people had the same idea as there were lots of people out. I wished I had my Canon […]

Water water everywhere

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Like everyone in Western Massachusetts, we planned and got ready for the impending hurricane, and the sure-to-come power outages, flooding, and high winds. So far, we’ve been pretty lucky. No wind at all (probably because our village is surrounded by large hills), we’ve had continuous power with no interruptions, and the rain has never seemed […]

I’m on the Facebooks

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Someone left this on Emily Dickinson’s grave in Amherst. I’m now on Facebook. Well, I’ve been there for a while, but now I have a Facebook page just for my authorly pursuits. That’s right, I’m now only slightly behind the times. Want to go there? Do you like clicking on that little thumbs-up logo that […]

Writing update (mid-August edition)

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  Hello! I’ve made a few changes to the Future Writings tab above because, hey, things are moving along. Firstly, I’ve added a new story to the list, Awakened in the Future, a novella pulled from the last round of edits on my novel, 2492. To see the cover, go to the Future Writings tab. […]

Charlie’s getting wheels

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Several weeks ago, Charlie did something to his back and we took him to the vet. Very long story short, he has a slipped disc, has no feeling in his back legs, and can no longer walk. Luckily, half an hour away is a wonderful place called Eddie’s Wheels, a business that specializes in mobility […]

Bit o’ Maine

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This past week a friend from college was in the Boston area (as opposed to the San Francisco-ish area where she lives) on business. On Saturday, Kari and I drove out to Boston, picked her up, and took her on a li’l tour of New Hampshire and Maine. Here are a bunch of pictures from […]