Home Again, But Not Really

I’m the first to admit that I can be overly sentimental. Today I had a real chance to indulge that tendency with a visit to Lincoln Land Community College, where I was a student from 1988-1990. We were there for my daughter, Josie. Her 5th grade class had entered a “Rube Goldberg” competition where the…

“Sniper” to be released in 2015

I’m told that it’s never too soon to start promoting a new novel so lets get the ball rolling for book three in the Port Mason series, Sniper. “The killing of a corrupt cop is the latest in a string of underworld-related murders in Port Mason, all the work of one person, the infamous Port…

My Little Way of Paying it Forward

I’m doing the blog hop thing again. Today’s featured author is Amy Rachiele, author of Sybrina, a historical paranormal romance.   Excerpt: “May I kiss you, Miss Sybrina?” Darkening irises show me the fire that burns under her skin.  She wants me, just as much as I want her.  Her entire body stiffens except her…

A blog hop

I hope I’m doing this right. One of the things I’m trying to do in marketing is get involved with other authors who are basically in the same boat as me. Via LinkedIn, I’ve connected with Sharon Burgess, author of Simply Irresistible: A Spruce Creek Romance. Sharon tagged me for what’s called a ‘Character Blog…

Depression and Suicide

WARNING: This is not going to be a cheerful post. Like many I’ve been following the sad news about the death of Robin Williams this past week. I’ve seen a wide array of comments, some kind, some not so kind, and some downright evil. Rather than delve into those, though, I want to share my…

Apollo 11: 45 years later

DISCLAIMER: Robert is getting on the soapbox.  Consider yourselves warned.   Apollo 11 landed on the moon 45 years ago this week, seventeen months before I was born.  I can only imagine what it must have been like to witness this event as it unfolded.  Landing human beings on the moon and bringing them home…

Being grateful to God when all seems lost

I’m looking at this headline I just typed and am wondering where to go from there. The statement pretty much says it all.  Even when you are at your worst, there are reasons to be grateful to God.  I’m in a spot like that right now and I’m doing my best to remain grateful for…