A collection of 142 posts
Opening up Royal Road and Patreon
After reviewing several of the self publishing websites, I decided to open an account on Royal Road where I can publish serialized versions of my fantasy long form writing. No, it isn't "the dream" of getting picked up by a big four publisher, but so what. I've spent over a
We Need a National Discussion on Living with COVID-19 for the Long Term
The thing that bothers me is that our national leadership is acting like the COVID-19 virus is some sort of temporary thing. Our leaders need to underscore the message that this virus will be here for a while; a year, maybe years.
COVID-19 and the Working Parent
I have a luxury. I am in graduate school. As I observe the number of COVID-19 infections grow by ten thousand each week, and hear of regional lockdowns, major conference cancellations, and school closures, I take a minute to consider what it might mean if my children’s school closed.
Wanting an Impossible Burger
A year ago, my wife brought home a packet of Beyond Meat burgers. These are the plant-based protein patties that have been engineered to replicated ground beef, but contain no beef in them. They even go so far as to include runny red beet juice to simulate bleeding rare beef.