After having put down our last dog, Lex, I've been teasing myself by going to the shelters around my hometown. I finally found one, though I wasn't expecting that until after the first of the year. My wife and I rescued a one-year-old dog last week. She's part AmStaff and a couple of friends whom … Continue reading Ellie Mae
Had a fabulous time this past weekend at the Nashville Dance Classic. I won first place in the Silver and Diamond Pro-Am Newcomer divisions with my pro, Laura Thrash. Barbara Stone and I also won first place in the Silver and Diamond Couples Newcomer divisions. Tom and Laura, Cha Cha! Tom and Laura, Triple Two … Continue reading Nashville Dance Classic 2019
New Short Story published. Find it in the Lowestoft Chronicle An indefatigable post-WWI pilot is given the unenviable task of securing permission for the French Foreign Legion to use a valley in the Middle East.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W7WKY9R/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_taft_p1_i0 I'll be selling and signing copies at Spooky Spectacle (https://www.spookyspectacle.com/). If you bring a copy of the book with you, bought from Amazon for instance, I'll give you a FREE copy of either "Candle in the Night" or "Eye of God's Wrath" while supplies last.
To https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEwCoOS3gJ4&fbclid=IwAR3QjCHGDA0RVbWs17O-d7ClM_ZqMhXsnjI1mWYwsZhnDGsjR740owvj_ko Tom and Barb performing Team Thrashdance's Newcomer Night Club Two-Step Routine at Studio 22's Margarita Madness 2019 to Kenny Chesney's "Everybody Wants to go to Heaven." Thanks to Jim Weber for sponsoring us.
How do you measure the worth of a dog? By every metric I can think of, my black and tan standard Dachshund, Lex Bont the Wonder Dog, was not the best dog I've ever owned. Not by a long stretch. He was a hard-headed cuss that took years to house train and then, for the … Continue reading The Measure of a Dog
Halo Neuroscience has released their new Halo Sport 2. You can go to the link and read up on yourself if you want (this post is about my experience with it), but the short description of what this device does is that it electrically stimulates certain areas of the brain to speed up physical training. … Continue reading Halo Sport 2 Training
Colors play an important role in everyday life. They are also important in our writings as we must "show" how someone is behaving, not just "telling" our readers about it. Examples: Telling: Sally was happy that Billy-John asked her to go fishing. Showing: Sally rummaged through her closet until she found her yellow sundress. Bright … Continue reading Using Colors in our Writing
I wrote a another romantic fantasy. Oh, yes, I did. Thanks to my editors, Bobette and Terry Wright, for working with me on this. They really know their stuff. Otis Chambers is a struggling writer with a two-book deal on his desk. He desperately needs help with writer's block, so he goes to Greece, the … Continue reading Orpheus: A Modern Greek Tragedy