On the Road

When your youngest child is heading off to college, there is a term for it — the empty nest syndrome. My wife, Mary Ann, is an organized person, and she had been planning for it. For this first year on our own again, we have a travel schedule that looks overwhelming. We just returned from… Continue reading On the Road

Changes in Life

My life has changed. Taking advantage of the downturn in the semiconductor industry, I have welcomed the chance to quit the life in a cubicle and spend more time seriously concentrating on my writing. Believe me, it is a mental stretch to step out on a shaky platform and declare that my sole job in… Continue reading Changes in Life

Worldcon Chicago Thursday #2

Jackson WY to Grand Junction CO 430 Miles While my first inclination was to head south via Salt Lake City, to make use of the interstate, I realized the more direct route would be much shorter, and would also give me the opportunity to visit Dinosaur National Monument, which I had passed by several times… Continue reading Worldcon Chicago Thursday #2