Archive for January, 2017

Books and Mice

Monday, January 30th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

I had my first meeting with my editor after handing in my book. The big fear is that I'm going to hear, "I'm sorry, but we've decided to cancel the book." After two years of doing what I ...

Further Proof the Universe Hates Me

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

My greatest fear has happened: a mouse has died somewhere and is starting to smell up the apartment. I've got a call into the landlord, but I'm probably on my own. It smells the most in the cabinets underneath on the ...

Mouse Catch and Release Plan, or So I Thought

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

I still have a mouse. As I said, I think it's just the one, who was caught in my apartment on the day I blocked all the openings. He's been around a few weeks, and we almost have a routine. ...

Next up on Obama’s Reading Habits Have Shamed Me

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

A recent New York Time's article about Obama's reading habits shocked me into reading more. I just finished Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods, about his effort to walk the entire Appalachian Trail. Somehow, even though he ...

Thank you, Saturday Night Live

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

This tribute to Obama was incredibly sweet. I really can't wait to see what he and Michelle do next. I wish I could work for them. I wonder if they have a need for a morbid American ...