I'm No. 2! Brian Blair of The (Columbus, Ind.) Republic said so. And he's smart. In last Thursday's edition of my local newspaper, Brian picked my July 20 presentation on my book, Wicked Columbus, Indiana at the Bartholomew County Public Library as his second pick for stuff to do in and around Columbus in the... Continue Reading →
April 27, 2021 – OK, get all your eye puns out in plain sight. Because seeing them clearly might be a chore for me right now. Me with glasses and supporting the alma mater. Me without glasses and hanging out in downtown Edinburgh, Indiana. With me in between cataract surgeries (right eye last Wednesday, left... Continue Reading →
A few photos taken prior to the Pappy Wilson Harvest Frolic at The Historic Artcraft Theatre in beautiful downtown Franklin, Indiana, on Nov. 8. I was fortunate enough to play the part of Artcraft projectionist Homer Portnoy in all three Pappy Wilson radio-style plays this year. In this production, set in the late-1940s, I conjured... Continue Reading →
Having spent some time in Scotland and Ireland this summer (my first time in both countries), I was inspired to start writing a novel based in one of those countries. I chose Ireland, specifically the country's capital and largest city of Dublin, as the setting. Edinburgh, you were awfully close! Hmm ... may have to... Continue Reading →
I am fortunate to be a member of Leadership Johnson County (Indiana) this year. The program is a nine-month, intense program designed to enhance leadership skills among residents and employees in leadership positions within their companies. I've worked in Johnson County the past 15 years as special publications editor at the Daily Journal newspaper. I... Continue Reading →
Below are a few photos taken at a discussion I had with some wonderful ladies at their book club meeting at the new 66 Water Street Arts Cafe in downtown Franklin, Ind., on Jan. 23. The club had chosen my book as one of its reads, and I was honored to meet with the members. This... Continue Reading →
An author who helped me immensely in getting through the process of having my first book published, Heather Hummel, invited me to join her in the latest blog craze, My Next Big Thing. Heather's Journals from the Heart series is chick-lit/women's lit. She is also an awesome photographer, ghost writer and is working on her... Continue Reading →
Attention Kindle users: "Murder in Wauwatosa" is now available! This is much earlier than I anticipated. Click here!