Monthly Archives: December 2020

Two words for Postal Workers in the USA

Thank you. 2020 was a tough year for everybody. It was a tough year for postal workers, all postal workers, for reasons that may be obvious, or not so obvious. I said 2020 was a tough year for everybody, but … Continue reading

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Deception, by Selena Montgomery

Selena Montgomery is a successful romance novelist with eight romance novels to her credit. Romance is not my go-to genre, but since Selena Montgomery is the pseudonym of Stacey Abrams, I had to buy one. I wanted to buy several, … Continue reading

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The Books we Got for Christmas, 2020

Books are our usual gifts to each other, and this year was no different. From nonfiction to fantasy, here’s how our gifts ran: Spouse Got: American Sphinx, less a biography (or hagiography) of Thomas Jefferson, and more analysis, according to … Continue reading

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Book Three. First Draft. Done

It’s not only waaaay too long, it’s waaaay too long and rambly! Characters behave inconsistently and while I’ve got all the elements in there and most of the beats are right, the climax seems rushed. And I don’t care. None … Continue reading

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The Parklets Update

Days after the parklets were deployed, the San Francisco Bay Area counties went back to the original Stay at Home orders. Sonoma County gave it a few more days before following suit. Still, people are out and about, mostly masked … Continue reading

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