Herding a Novel through Quarantine: Part Two

Herding a Novel through Quarantine: Part Two

The purpose of a book’s cover is to sell, according to Damonza, a world-famed cover illustrator. If you need a cover to attract book buyers to your book on a shelf, click on this link:¬†https://damonza.com. His company’s promise, delivered via Zoom, is to...
Masks: Public Armor and Fashion Statement

Masks: Public Armor and Fashion Statement

No longer limited to Halloween and Carnivale, masks have become the preferred public interface protection. Their purpose: to prevent the inevitable droplets ejected from one’s mouth during coughing and/or talking from spreading the disease to others. It’s...
COVID Homestay as Camping Redux

COVID Homestay as Camping Redux

In 1992-3, we endured a significant home remodel by living out of the house, in an apartment for five months. I likened it to camping. In this manner, I made light of the mashed, matted, and dirty orange shag carpet that covered the floor and the grease-layered...
The Dominos Fell during March

The Dominos Fell during March

March was a tough month. The reality of COVID-19 began to tighten a noose around the neck of America. The west coast suffered first: the states of Washington and California, Pacific Rim destinations for people fleeing China. But, the east coast wasn’t affected...
Life as a Miracle: In Your Dreams

Life as a Miracle: In Your Dreams

I don’t know about you but living under lockdown caused swirly nightly dreams. Pre-COVID, such vibrant dreams were only fostered by dining on a high sugar dessert when dining out with others…   Now dining – with others especially – is a...