Me and my life Post Practical Writing

Where is this horse you speak of?

It has been a lit­tle over a month since I have writ­ten any fic­tion. Not a word. But I am get­ting back on that prover­bial horse. A lit­tle over a month ago, I was offered a half time job by a friend, and I took it. Thus a third, part-time career was born. I am […]

Post Serious Writing

I’ve only just begun to write

Some of you may already know that I quit my job a cou­ple of weeks ago. Some of you may even know that I also quit my career at the same time. I’ve been work­ing in High­er Edu­ca­tion web devel­op­ment or tech­nol­o­gy since I took my first part-time job at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa in […]


People watching at the Kansas City airport

Rather than being sur­prised any­more by the num­ber of peo­ple wait­ing to fly with their cell phones and lap­tops open, I am pleas­ant­ly dis­turbed to see zen pas­sen­gers just sit­ting there. Per­haps they are sur­prised to see me, writ­ing on real paper.