Archive for December, 2010

Dec 21 2010

Happy solstice, and Christmas chaos

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Happy solstice! For those of us north of the equator, the sun has stopped heading south and is coming back, hooray! (Okay, for the pedantic, the Earth has just passed the point in its orbit where its axial tilt points the north pole furthest from the sun. Either way, it means more daylight and eventually warmer temperatures.) For those in the south, hope you’re having a great summer.

Things have been a little more chaotic than usual this season, with my two boys working up toward their black belt exam this past weekend. They passed, but not without a lot of sore muscles. Part of the point of black belt is to push you to the limit and then a bit beyond. The exam started with 100 push-ups in less than four minutes, then 100 v-ups, then … but you get the idea. It finished with board breaking – 14 one-inch pine boards, some two at a time. But that was the fun part.

Between one thing and another I’m behind on posting here. I’m looking at overhauling the design of this site; I think it’s a bit too T-Space centric. I have more to offer than just that. More about what I have in mind as I get closer to relaunching the site. I’ve got some big plans for 2011, and some serious challenges to overcome to get there — but as my boys’ sensei says, the bigger the obstacles, the greater the sense of accomplishment.

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Dec 12 2010

Booksigning today

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Today, at 3:00 pm, is the mass signing and foodbank drive at the Broadway Book Mall in Denver (200 S. Broadway). See the post below for more details. Come on out, bring anything you want autographed — or better yet, bring money to buy new stuff to be autographed 😉 — and bring a canned food donation to get raffle tickets. See you there!

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Dec 09 2010

Mass booksigning at Broadway Book Mall

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I will be joining Colorado authors Mario Acevedo (X-Rated Bloodsuckers, Killing the Cobra, Werewolf Smackdown, etc), David Boop (She Murdered Me With Science), Warren Hammond (KOP, Ex-KOP) and Laura Reeve ( Peacemaker, Vigilante, Pathfinder) at the Broadway Book Mall, 200 S. Broadway in Denver at 3:00 pm this Sunday, 12 December, for a mass booksigning and homeless food drive. Bring a canned food donation and get a raffle ticket for glorious prizes! It should be a lot of fun. More info at Booksigning at Broadway Book Mall.

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Dec 01 2010

NaNoWriMo 2010

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At 23:57 on November 30, with 50,594 words:
NaNoWriMo Winner Badge
And I’m going to bed.

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