How Stephen King solved my plot problem.

I’m in the throes of writing my fourth book.  It’s fiction but based on a trip I took to the Philippines way back in 1989 when I was a junior officer in the US Air Force. I have a bunch of stories I want to share but here’s the rub … how do I connect […]

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How do I keep from becoming financial “Road Kill?”

Financial road kill … what’s that? I call it the “deer in the headlights” syndrome. For some reason, a deer can become mesmerized by oncoming car headlights. The deer then just stands in the middle of the road staring at the headlights – frozen – waiting for the deadly collision. Well, I wonder if I’m […]

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How to write a good book – 4 Steps

Note:  This article is a bit of a milestone celebration – finishing my latest book, Perception is Reality: And other things I learned at Air Force Officer Training School.  As such, I’m having some fun writing about the process, talking about how it’s easy.  But, it’s been a long slog … it’s taken me over a […]

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How would you like your hair cut son?

In my upcoming book, “Perception is Reality … and other things I learned at Officer Training School” I talk about the basic training haircut ritual.  I traveled all the way to Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio,Texas – back in Oct 1981 – to get my head shaved!  I remember it like it was […]

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You gotta license for that?

Seems like you need a license for everything these days.  Some folks may think that’s a good thing.  After all, licenses are there to protect us, right?  Keep us safe, right?  Another way for the government to “nanny” us, right? Well, I have a question.  Once they start issuing licenses, how does the government know […]

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