One of the author events that my wife and I were scheduled to go to but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic was one at a library not far from us. The authors fair at the Clark-Pleasant Branch of the Johnson County (Ind.) Public Library was to feature several area authors on March 21.... Continue Reading →
March 3, 2020 Well hello there, faithful followers, inquisitive types, and those who accidentally stumbled in thinking this was going to give you guidance on dealing with the coronavirus or election ads. Coronavirus (not anything to do with beer) Let us get right to the coronavirus. In order to prevent the spread of this thing... Continue Reading →
I am eating Wisconsin cheese curds, drinking cold brew coffee (honey caramel flavor if you must know), and trying very hard to get a lot of things accomplished. I have already finished eating three blueberry pancakes that had been in deep freeze until my microwave admirably performed its duty. But I have done more than... 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 →
Kimberly S. Hoffman and I conducted a book signing to help Wild Geese Bookshop celebrate its second birthday on Saturday, Nov. 3. There were cupcakes, balloons, a food truck and lots of books. We enjoyed it immensely. The event coincided with the Downtown Franklin Holiday Open House. So there were people everywhere ... I mean everywhere!
My wife, fellow author Kimberly S. Hoffman, and I have booked several author appearances. The following cover central and south central Indiana (from Indianapolis to Columbus) as well as Louisville, Kentucky. Who knows what we'll be adding to this list? I certainly don't. Kimberly has two children's books published thus far and is working on... 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 →