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Monthly Archives: November 2017
Second story for the Kansas City Star is up on their website! This one was such a pleasure to do—I got to meet Danny O’Neill, legendary Bean Baron behind The Roasterie coffee that gets me up in the morning as … Continue reading
For the last few days we’ve all been shifting to a nocturnal schedule so we can work night shift at Amazon. Tonight is my first night, and I’m excited. I love the whole Amazon culture so far. The factory is … Continue reading
It’s a new year for me as I turn 49 years. I spent my birthday celebrating quietly. As the clock turned over I was busy finishing a story for the Kansas City Star on The Roasterie Kansas City Air Roasted Coffee and … Continue reading
Tonight I’ll be spending my birthday doing what I love—writing. I have a second opportunity to write a story for the Kansas City Star. Last interview was done this morning and I’m ready to start writing. Surrounded by boxes, my … Continue reading
Angela Poetry Magazine invites all poets to submit lighthearted, humorous, playful, and curious poems to The Monthly Lighthearted Poetry Contest. This is a free contest, open to everyone. Published and edited by Kirk Ramdath, the publication is a project of Wax Poetry and Art. … Continue reading
The Hooded Crow is inviting submissions of previously unpublished literary works from emerging and veteran writers. They welcome submissions by new writers with special enthusiasm. Payment is $50 per manuscript, upon publication. They do have a $10 reading fee. In return, … Continue reading
Today I was privileged to meet (and interview!) Danny O’Neill, the creator behind the Full Vengeance coffee I raved about last month. He built The Roasterie, the caffeinated heart of Kansas City and mecca for coffee aficionados. For once, I didn’t … Continue reading
I got such a sweet message today informing me that the German musician Petra has included one of my digital collage creations into his latest video on his Acoustic Spirit Youtube channel. The image is one of the latest I’ve … Continue reading
We finally pulled into Kansas City. I smelled like vomit. Mr. Smith was in hyper “geterdone” mode. He and my son had the dogs walked and the truck unloaded in an hour. Then we discovered that somehow during the trip, … Continue reading