New Year, New Problems, More Decisions

Once again, I am knocked down by that very annoying old saying, "It Takes Money To Make Money." Let me explain. A few years ago I embarked on the indie self publishing journey. My reasons? To be heard, to be appreciated, and to make a little money to ease the struggle of living on a … Continue reading New Year, New Problems, More Decisions

I Need Your Help

Can you do me a small favor that would make a huge difference? I just published my humorous eBook for the Kindle called, “Grin When You Bare It” on Amazon. Now, what I desperately need are reviews. Hold on. I know some of you may not have a Kindle, but did you know you can … Continue reading I Need Your Help

In My Day

As I get older, with fewer days ahead than behind, I find myself shaking my head more. Not long ago I wondered why old folks did that. Was it some nervous condition? Maybe. And it made me feel sorry for them. Little did I realize that they were feeling sorry for me. Now I look … Continue reading In My Day

Memory Lane – High School Dances

Did your generation have memorable dances? Mine sure did. I think we overflowed the cart with crazy dances during my high school years. Some, if not all, even had their own song to go along with the dance. Here are the ones I can remember; The TwistThe Peppermint TwistThe Monster Mash (this song/dance jumped into … Continue reading Memory Lane – High School Dances

Three Quick Tips for Composing a Humorous Essay

1. You need a story, not just jokes. If your goal is to write compelling nonfiction, the story must always come first—what is it you are meaning to show us, and why should the reader care? It is when the humor takes a backseat to the story being told that the humorous essay is most … Continue reading Three Quick Tips for Composing a Humorous Essay

Cosmic Questions To Ponder

Now that my mind is liberated from four months of book editing I find myself enjoying life a little more. With this freedom to thought-wander my curious cranial kitten returns to unresolved questions. Why can't they package hot dogs and hot dog buns in the same quantity?Why can't bread slices be made to fit in … Continue reading Cosmic Questions To Ponder

Humorous Book #3 Published Today

My third book published this year is a humorous look at the construction trades, called Hard Hats Mandatory, Sanity Optional. If you or someone you know works in construction, you will not want to miss this gem. With decades of experience in the construction industry as an electrician and almost ten years of electrical maintenance … Continue reading Humorous Book #3 Published Today