Fiction

First Novelette Published – Tiger Gulch

Share Button

Wow, what a ride. Back in November, my friend Matt Broadway challenged me to write a contemporary murder mystery. This was way outside my comfort zone, but I took the challenge head on. Weighing in at just over 10,000 words, Tiger Gulch was my National Novel Writing Month piece. I did not fire off a […]

Share Button
Lineage Therapeutics Adrenaclick Generic
Health and Wellness

How To: Obtain Low Cost Epinephrine

Share Button

Medication can be outrageously expensive. Life-saving drugs can often force someone to decide between buying food or buying their medication. Mylan’s EpiPens range from $300 -$600 for a single use pen 2-pack. If a person cannot afford to fill this prescription, it  could lead to fatal consequences. Luckily, there is an alternative medication that is […]

Share Button
Rube Foster - Founder and President of the Negro National League
Sports

Happy 98th Birthday – Negro National League

Share Button

February 13th – a day that is Spring Training Eve for the true believers in the Church of Baseball – is the anniversary of a significant moment in baseball history. A moment when Rube Foster first founded the Negro National League at Kansas City’s Paseo YMCA. This new knowledge was imparted to me based on […]

Share Button
Sports Card Collecting

Announcement: Partnership with RPA Breaks

Share Button

For Immediate Release – Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, and Children of all ages, I am proud to announce the founding of a new partnership between this blog and RPA Card Breaks. I will be featuring at least one break product per month that they are breaking over there. My main focus will be baseball […]

Share Button
1987 Topps Autograph Collecting

January Update Project 1987 Topps

Share Button

Wow, January flew by. It was probably because I was super stressed with family health issues. But! it has been a long while since I did an update on the huge 1987 Topps autograph project. As of January 31, 2018, I have 73 total cards signed, representing 72 of the individuals in the set – […]

Share Button
Artists

Mort Walker Sketch and Autograph

Share Button

It’s not often that I get weepy-eyed when someone I don’t personally know passes away. It’s just where I’m kind of hollow inside about such things. Today, though, I’m a little tore up after finding out that Mort Walker passed away from pneumonia. In case you aren’t familiar with Mr. Walker, he was the brains […]

Share Button
Suicide Prevention Number
Health and Wellness

Black Dog and Me – Life With Depression

Share Button

I’ve spent over 23 years dealing with soul crushing depression. It started in 1994, and has now been affecting me for nearly 2/3rds of my life. It sucks. There have been major advances in pharmaceuticals, and yet there is no cure. Only long term treatment. Combined with undiagnosed Obstructed Sleep Apnea, and I tended to […]

Share Button
Health and Wellness

Product Review: Vega Clean Protein Chocolate

Share Button

Since I started the new weight-loss and fitness lifestyle, I tend to try new protein powders to make smoothies out of. My most recent adventure was with Vega Clean Protein Powder. Vega claims it’s product is non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, no artificial flavors, and no dairy or soy. Instead, it pulls its protein from pea, hemp, […]

Share Button
Spaghetti Squash with the garlic and mushroom marina sauce.
Recipes

Vegan Garlic and Mushroom Marinara

Share Button

This weekend I made Autumn Calabrese‘s Fixate Marinara sauce for my vegetarian lasagna rolls. I enjoyed the flavor, and really enjoyed the fact that I could control the sodium content of what I was eating. However, I prefer garlic and mushroom red sauce. So I sat down and drafted a recipe based off of the […]

Share Button
Uncategorized

Jim Ward is no Plagiarist, and Kindly Stop Saying So

Share Button

Jim Ward The following is a Facebook screed that my dear friend and literary hero, Jim Ward wrote on today’s date. I am republishing it here so that I don’t have to search through Facebook to find it later. Jim wrote hundreds of games and books that I’ve played or read over the years, and […]

Share Button