Millie’s Further Adventures in Time

I did it. I hit the publish button. It still gives me the willies. Was it really ready to publish? Did we find all the errors? Did I make some good editorial decisions? With KDP, you publish the paperback first. Or at least that’s how I always have done it. I’m thinking that publishing theContinue reading “Millie’s Further Adventures in Time”

I Remember Feeling Adult

It was coming up on Christmas. I was in my first year at college and I needed to do some Christmas shopping. I drove myself to the Whittwood Mall in Whittier, California. I figured they had enough different kinds of stores that I could find everything on my list. In the middle of all theContinue reading “I Remember Feeling Adult”

Fourth of July in Our Front Yard

Every year, Dad would put on a real show. He would visit all the fireworks stands (yes you could actually buy them openly in California at that time and did not have to go to Mexico for them). He would select only the best rockets and fountains and whirligigs. There were fire crackers (how heContinue reading “Fourth of July in Our Front Yard”

A Bother and a Burden

I believe that there are three things that every living creature deserves: contentment, health and comfort. Yes, it sounds like entitlement until you take it apart a little further and acknowledge that what each individual needs in order to have these things is very different. And, in my opinion, entitlement is a matter of degreesContinue reading “A Bother and a Burden”