Monthly Archives: April 2011

A Skytrooper Moves On… “Without A Song”

March 8, 2011 marked the passing of Col. U.S. Army (Ret.) Joseph Bland Love who had a remarkable career in the army and who crossed my path in Vietnam. (When I talked to him on the telephone about a year … Continue reading

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Pelicans in Kensington?

(Question of the day: Why does Word want to change Pelecanos to pelicans?) It was a glorious day in Kensington, Maryland for the International Day of the Book Festival—a hundred authors hawking their wares at tables under white canopies, talking … Continue reading

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Is this the New Year?

Many of us who are connected with schools in some way think of September as the New Year.  I am now experiencing a new kind of “New Year.” A year ago I had just changed my official website to WordPress … Continue reading

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How will it end?

I don’t know! A novelist friend of mine recently asked me whether I outline my novels before I write them. I said yes. I use a scene table to plan the chapters, creating a table with the headings: Ch (chapter), … Continue reading

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