Category Archives: Humor

My Wife’s First Book Release

After years of helping others get their sci/fi and fantasy books out into the world as the editor at Pyr, my wife has published her own book, Strangehold (Crosshold of Worlds Book 1), an urban fantasy novella. I’ve been sitting on … Continue reading

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Backyard Tuscan Dinner

As much as I love the foods of the region and write their praises, you’d think I’d be able to spell “Mediterranean” on the first go round. There are so many points of doubt in the word. Two “d”s? Is … Continue reading

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An Owl Was Hiding In My Pear.

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When Waiters Attack!

“I forgot my glasses. Can you tell me what beers you guys have on draft?”

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A Little Housekeeping

Someone besides the blessed rah-rah football site deigned to publish something I wrote. I’m never very comfortable trying promote my stuff, which is stupid. I remember a really successful writer talking to a group of fairly newly published authors and … Continue reading

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Notes From The Beach: What The Hell, Man?

I thought I had a good deal going with the beach. I’ll overpay for stupid fruity drinks, not complain that you haven’t added a lane to the one road you have in years despite the fact that you keep adding … Continue reading

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Notes From The Beach: Vin’tij Is Just So Good

If you know me, you know that I’m a fairly live and let live guy. I approach life and people with, not an open mind – I feel like the entire idea of an open mind is to eventually close … Continue reading

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Notes From the Beach: Dear Beer Cozy People, Leave Us Non-Beer Cozy People Alone.

Before we get started, let me address the not yet voiced objection my one reader has while it’s still in that incunabular lizard brain outrage that takes form when wrong-headed conventions are challenged. It’s “Cozy.” Not “Koozie.” As a reddit … Continue reading

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No One at ABC/ESPN Seems to Have Read Homer or Virgil.

Or at least not the Odyssey or the Aeneid. I’m not sure how else to explain their actions. Around the twenty-ninth minute of last Saturday’s broadcast of the Alabama vs. USC  game they ran a series of graphics. The first, … Continue reading

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Notes From The Beach

My favorite beach game – Who Can Spot the Worst Tattoo? – is off to a slow start. There was a man who walked by the pool with the words “Morte Inevitavel” written across his back in some Gothic looking … Continue reading

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