I know we’re all supposed to genuflect with our hero-worship of veterans and senior generals etc etc etc, but John Kelly’s latest comments have made me lose respect.   Let’s break this out a little.   The Civil War was, in fact, about not wanting to compromise.   What, exactly, where they unwilling to, Read More

Hi friends, I got word this week that the new Chinese translation of Just Remember to Breathe is available, bringing the number of languages this books is available in up to seven.  Seven languages!  It’s hard for me to believe!  I love the look of the Chinese language cover too.   English – Amazon Nook Kobo iBooks Google Audible German, Read More

I have a confession to make. I can’t turn off the news. I’ve been politically engaged all my life, on some level or another. I came of age at a time when the prospect of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union loomed over us all. I remember the Iran-Contra hearings,, Read More

Speaking at American University

Posted on March 21, 2017 by

These days it’s impossible to find anyone who supported invading Iraq, but back in 2003 it was a wildly popular idea. This clip is from a conference at American University where I talked about opposition to the war.  

Some thoughts on the latest moves by the Trump administration. 1) Kids (and adults) who are transgender are at higher risk of assault, abuse and murder than just about any other minority in our country 2) Transgender kids are who they are. Most report that their gender identity was fixed at a very young, Read More

Prologue / Sam: September 13th

Posted on February 17, 2017 by

This is an unedited, not cleaned up scene which will probably make into the novel I’ve been working on for the last year or so. Would love your feedback !  The last time I saw Brenna was her sixteenth birthday, September 14, two years ago. The day before her birthday was a Friday. I’ll, Read More