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Some Candid Thoughts About Fatherhood

This will be my fourth Father’s Day without contact from my children. Of any kind. 1,104 days. 26,496 minutes. 1,589,760 seconds… …of despair. Despite myriad pleas of forgiveness. Estranged. John Irving in A Prayer For Owen Meany says American people reserve their moral condemnation for sexual misconduct. He goes on to say, “Boudoir morality takes little imagination, and can be indulged […]

Video Interview With Alice Sullivan—Professional Book Editor—”Book Is Not A Four Letter Word”

Watch this quick, informative and fun video with professional book editor Alice Sullivan—leave a comment of any kind and get a FREE pdf written by Alice called “Book Is Not A Four-Letter Word.” In this video we cover “Why You Need An Editor”, “The Editing Process”, and “Ghostwriting.” See her ad at the top right […]

My Skylights – What Are Yours?

The Skylight You were the one for skylights. I opposed Cutting into the seasoned tongue-and-groove Of pitch pine. I liked it low and closed, Its claustrophobic, nest-up-in-the-roof Effect. I liked the snuff-dry feeling, The perfect, trunk-lid fit of the old ceiling. Under there, it was all hutch and hatch. The blue slates kept the heat […]

EVERNOTE – Top Five iPad Features

EVERNOTE: Eliminate clutter. Create a searchable memory. Engage your digital brain. by Lauren Elrod (Twitter: @laurenelrod) To recap my very first post about Evernote (which you can find here) Evernote is an amazing tool that synchronizes your life realtime on all your digital devices. Add a note to your iPhone Evernote app and it instantly syncs your […]