Category Archives: Community
No costume. No props. No excuses. When I re-booted my writing career six years ago my goal was to get regular gigs and earn a passive self-sustaining income from writing. My writing income isn’t even passive-aggressive.
I enjoy camp fires but have NOT enjoyed the recent Camp Fire which hit the community of Paradise, California. For readers unfamiliar with Northern California, Paradise sits in the Sierra Nevada foothills about fifteen miles east of Chico and about … Continue reading
“There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.” Mark Twain Mark Twain lived generations ago but his words and wit live in print. … Continue reading
I never expected needing to carry a baseball bat for walking my own property. I swing bats to miss pitches. Not fend off intruders. We own an investment property in town, an old walnut orchard thick on bark, long on … Continue reading
“Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” Charles M. Schulz My commute to Valley Hi Elementary School was less than a mile. For a first grader it was an effortless downhill glide. … Continue reading
“A new world ranking of countries and their literacy rates puts the United States at 7th. Who’s No. 1? Finland.” Source: The Washington Post, March 8, 2016 Now there’s a bit of trivia I didn’t know. And it was published … Continue reading
So thrilled to support the 10th Annual Butte County Trivia Bee on Friday October 28, 2016. The event will be held in the Sierra Nevada Brewery “Big Room” (Chico, California). All proceeds support Adult Literacy Programming. Last year I co-emceed … Continue reading