#tbt: Steve Jobs 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address   Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself — at the university’s 114thContinue reading “#tbt: Steve Jobs 2005 Stanford Commencement Address”

2017 Year in Review in Podcasts

A new podcast for me this year, and for everyone, is Pod Save America, the podcast created by former speechwriters in President Obama’s administration. It acts as a tonic or a resistance in the Trump era. It seems to be a successful rallying cry so far for people who are disillusioned at the current government.Continue reading “2017 Year in Review in Podcasts”

UPDATE: Mark your calendars: Long Hidden, the anthology, is on its way

UPDATE: Change of date and time (see below) The anthology “Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History,” which includes one of my short stories (“Angela and the Scar”), has a release date: May 9, 2014. Where can you buy the book? Check out the publisher’s page, Crossed Genres. The trade paperback edition isContinue reading “UPDATE: Mark your calendars: Long Hidden, the anthology, is on its way”

Gardening book article with a nod to a local blogger

The Dallas Morning News has an interesting article, here, on Amy Stewart’s Flower Confidential: The 306-page book is a journalistic behind-the-scenes account of the international floral industry – where flowers come from and insightful speculation, if you read between the lines, about where they are going. Ms. Stewart traveled the world to learn about industryContinue reading “Gardening book article with a nod to a local blogger”