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Message to My Readers List Folks

Message to My Readers List Folks

Dear Readers List folks, You’ve been hearing about the Facebook mess with data, right? (If not, Google “Facebook” and “Cambridge Analytica” and prepare for a good time. Or here’s a brief run-down from The Washington Post.) This news is causing me to make a change....
Reprise 2: What I Did on Christmas Vacation

Reprise 2: What I Did on Christmas Vacation

To share what I’ve learned about having and fighting cancer, I’m repeating this blog now because I wrote it two years ago today, sitting in the hospital bed with my laptop the day after I had surgery for cancer. The medical community still won’t go for “cancer free,”...
LivePD Witnesses: Ah, Now I Get It

LivePD Witnesses: Ah, Now I Get It

After watching LivePD (see my first blog on that experience), I better understand the reactions of the police officers in a situation a couple years ago. I was stopped in traffic in the western suburbs of Chicago, waiting to make a left turn at a light, with my...
Amazon & Scammers: The Update

Amazon & Scammers: The Update

A while back, I wrote a blog about how scammers are running amok on Amazon, especially in Amazon KU, how it hurts you as readers, and that Amazon had not displayed any concern over this. Now, Amazon is further hurting readers by “disappearing” legit books...
Ride Along With LivePD

Ride Along With LivePD

LivePD is back on A&E. Have you seen it? It’s on Friday and Saturday nights, following several jurisdictions around the country each weekend — Texas, Illinois, Maryland, South Carolina, Arizona, Washington, Florida, Utah, Kentucky … and probably...
Hurricanes and Recovery

Hurricanes and Recovery

This has been quite the week, learning a fellow author has lost everything in Hurricane Harvey flooding, marking 9/11 and remembering that day and the ones that followed while working in D.C., and now family members who evacuated from Florida and Hurricane Irma...