Category Archives: Blogging

Social Security: When to Start Drawing?

Boomers are smack dab in the middle of eligible retirement age facing a decision about when to draw from Social Security. There is no such thing as a one size fits all decision tool. For example, if both partners in … Continue reading

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What people with lots of $ should know:

I recently read a non-fiction account titled “The Emerald Mile,” by Kevin Fedarko. Within the pages, I came across a passage about dam building in the United States. The passage was related to the Grand Canyon and the taming of … Continue reading

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The Gig Economy and Work From Home non-scam-scam

Last week while I was away from home and with time to kill, I stumbled on an article about the best places on the internet to make easy money. Most of the lists were composed of the same sites, such … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 5 Days Below the Rim (Fall ’19)

What do you say when a friend calls and asks if you’d be interested in hiking the trails of the Grand Canyon? “Why, yes of course,” I said, forgetting to ask about details before agreeing. It didn’t occur to me … Continue reading

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Indie Author Journey 2016 #2

Last month I posted a short piece introducing the collaborative project I’m involved with as one of the Interesting Authors.  This month, we’ve expanded our reach by establishing the Interesting Authors Blog.  Since each of us already has a personal blog (for me it … Continue reading

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Indie Author Journey – 2016 #1

Previously I’ve dedicated this blog to writing reviews and occasionally praising other artists to include those from the performing arts. This year I’ve decided to include a monthly highlight on my personal journey as an Independent Author. Along with a group … Continue reading

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Best Books of 2015: Top 5 plus honorable mention

As we approach the close of 2015 and with the holiday season well underway, I thought now would be a good time to shout out about the top five books I read this year. Since I didn’t plug a “top … Continue reading

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Book Review: “When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice” by Terry Tempest Williams

When a woman author is wedded to words, the result is a thing of beauty. When Women Were Birds is the best book of any genre that I’ve read in the past five years. I was captivated from the very … Continue reading

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Book Review/Reflections: “Life on Foot: A Walk Across America” by Nate Damm

A friend of mine has convinced me to join him on a walking/hiking adventure along the west coast of the United States from the Canadian border to the Mexican frontier.  Part of our preparations along with daily hikes and walks … Continue reading

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Fellow Author Support

One of my favorite activities as an independent author is corresponding with other like minded readers/writers.  Most of the independent authors I’ve established relations with have of late become expert in the art of social media networking.  Our mutual objective is … Continue reading

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