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 …

The Evolution of Attire as One Ages, From Diapers to Sweatpants Man…and Beyond

Something happened the other day that caused me to think about the evolution of attire as one ages. Please be patient, as I’ll get to that momentarily. As a newborn, I came out of the shoot bare-assed like everybody else. 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 Realtor’s Curse, My Beach Girl Moved Us to Florida

The third book in my Medical Biotech Murder Mystery series turned out to be The Realtor’s Curse, coming February 14. Here’s how. The Realtor’s Curse I retired six years ago from a 40-year career working in the medical biotech and 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 …

My Wife Needs a Job

I’ve done some crazy things during this year-and-a-half long Covid-19 pandemic, but deciding that my wife needs a job in retirement during the pandemic is, by far, the dumbest. Allow me to explain. My wife needs a job My wife Read More …