Category Archives: SVU

Even vultures can fly south for the winter

Yesterday, I spent a little over an hour at the front of a classroom. My buddy Danel Olson invited me to speak to his Gothic class at a local college, something I’ve done once previously. It was a relatively small … Continue reading

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Winter mix

I know it doesn’t sound like much to people from northern climes, but we are under a “winter storm” warning (or a “winter mix,” as they’re describing it) for the next day or so. They’ve already started spraying the bridges … Continue reading

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Smurfs

I always enjoy talking with my agent. We don’t talk all that often, but when we do, I come away feeling energized. I feel like he knows the lay of the land and the best way to approach a new … Continue reading

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The tube

Just because it’s spring doesn’t mean winter is over yet. Today the temperature has dropped over 25° from what it was this morning as a cold front sweeps through. We might also get ½” of rain or more in the … Continue reading

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A name out of a Steve McQueen movie

I’ve got to learn to say “no” more. Heck, it’s not even that. I’ve got to stop offering to do things! I’m well booked up for the next month with four or five mini-projects. Two of them are due at … Continue reading

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Got milk?

I finished the first draft of my new short story this morning. It’s only 2000 words, but I’m happy that it turned out pretty much the way I imagined it a couple of mornings ago. It still needs to be … Continue reading

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Proof

Winter is coming, they say. We may get temperatures in the 30s after the weekend. Can’t happen soon enough. It’s going to be over 80 all weekend. No wonder I’m “bah humbug” when it comes to Christmas. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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The vote

This weekend I’m going to do something I’ve never done before: Vote in an election in the US. I became a citizen earlier this year, so it’s my first opportunity. It’s been a long time since I voted anywhere in … Continue reading

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I’m your Venus

I’m halfway through the fifth and final season of The Wire. I like the way they change up the theme song each season. I just realized that Steve Earle, who sings the theme for the final season, also plays Bubbles’ … Continue reading

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Goth class

Even though he only lives a few miles from me, I had to go all the way to Austin to meet Danel Olson, at the World Horror Convention the year before last. We met by chance—he strolled by my table … Continue reading

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