Electric Car Anxiety, Range Anxiety, and Eco-Anxiety? That’s a Lot of Anxiety.

Apparently, the past couple of generations have been bombarded with an overwhelming sense of anxiety, including something called eco-anxiety. This has led to electric car anxiety (electric cars are also referred to as EVs; electric vehicles) and range anxiety. That’s a whole lotta anxiety. Read More …

Author Tips, Things I’ve Learned About Successful Writing

Recently, I was asked to provide a few author tips, things that I’ve learned that help one succeed as a writer and published author. Flattered to be asked, I spent some time thinking about it and came up with six Read More …

I Entered THE REALTOR’S CURSE in a Book Contest and Won, Twice

I entered my most recent novel in the Firebird Book Award book contest. After a forty-year career as a pharmacologist working in drug development, I retired to write murder mysteries. I find great joy in writing. It really gets my Read More …

Sci-Fi Through the Ages; Never Thought I’d Find Myself Living It

I’ve been an avid fan of sci-fi through the ages, but I never thought I’d find myself living it. (More on that later). As a kid, I used to sit on the garage roof at night looking up at the Read More …

Electric Cars, Part 2, The Apo-car-lypse

I already wrote one blog about electric cars, but I am now inspired to write about what I’m calling the apo-car-lypse (as in apocalypse for electric cars). My first blog focused mainly on the self-driving electric car. Since that time, Read More …

The Digital Age, Does It Really Make My Life Easier?

We have been living in the digital age for a while now, and I find myself asking, “Myself, does this really make my life easier?” Keep in mind, I’m in that demographic fondly known as the elderly, so I didn’t Read More …

The Holidays During a Pandemic, Should Santa Wear a Mask?

The holidays during a pandemic make for an interesting time this year. Used to be, people would joke about surviving the holidays, as families with the usual foibles got together and sometimes wanted to murder each other. This year, with Read More …

Requirements to Become President of the United States

The legal requirements to become President of the United States are mandated by the Constitution, and include 1) a presidential candidate must be a natural born citizen of the United States, 2) a resident for 14 years and 3) 35 Read More …

The Pandemic, I Can’t Get No…

The pandemic is driving me nuts. My wife and I are in that elderly category that Covid is rapidly killing off (great for the federal government and its social security budget, not so much for us). Still more or less Read More …