I’ve long wanted to get into martial arts myself — I haven’t, for any number of reasons/excuses, although my brief dabble with a friend’s capoeira classes was really enjoyable — as a means of both regular exercise and learning self-defense.
Then along came Laila…

I believe since my last visit to the site, I’ve finished the first a themed short story collection. By “finish”, I mean I opted more to leave it once it got up to a certain collective length. And by “first draft” I actually mean more like the second draft (ok, maybe first and a half?)…

I was working on the "second draft" of my themed short story collection -- the quotes are because it's only technically a second draft, more accurately typing out the hand-written originals with only some editing done as I went -- and was happy to see it's up over 65,000 words now…

I've got the same problem that so many creative types do: Too many ideas and not enough time to get to all of them. It happens to people with a laser-tight focus on what they do, let alone those of us who are much more scattershot with their interests…

Welcome to my new website. It's been a long time coming, but I seem -- hope -- to have a better idea about what I'd like to do with it this time around, which should keep it, and me, from stagnating…