I am an author, blogger and an un-apologetically patriotic American. I enjoy martial arts, shooting sports and writing. I currently live in Cary, NC with my German Shepherd named Sophie.

North Carolina Writer’s Network 2017 Spring Convention

North Carolina Writer’s Network Spring Conference 2017 Saturday, April 22, I attended the North Carolina Writer’s Network 2017 Spring Convention on the campus at UNC Greensboro. It was a great experience.  I picked up a lot of good actionable information and even made a few new friends.  The atmosphere was very friendly and informal. There…

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A Beautiful Easter Day Musing From Bond Park

A Beautiful Easter Day Walk Easter Day … Easter Sunday was a beautiful day. It was also Sophie’s birthday. She is now one year old. I decided to take her on a walk at Bond Park here in Cary. It is one of our favorite places to walk and practice her training regimens. We walked…

Review: SoulGuard by Christopher Woods

I had the pleasure of meeting Christopher Woods, author of SoulGuard, at McKay’s Used Book Store in Knoxville, Tennessee a few months ago. SoulGuard: Science Fiction / Fantasy A science fiction / fantasy author, Christopher Woods was holding a book signing for the newest installment in his series of five SoulGuard books.  Since I am also…

The Golden Pig … Great Korean Food

I need to get off the politics for a few posts. Since I recently revisited one of my favorite restaurants in Cary again, I decided to make my first foray in to the world of the food critic, or perhaps just give an endorsement for my favorite local Korean restaurant! I really like Korean food and…

So You Think You Want A German Shepherd!

The German Shepherd I have always wanted a German Shepherd. I think it stemmed from watching the show Run, Joe, Run which aired in the mid-70s. The show centered on Joe, a German Shepherd dog in the military’s K-9 corps, and his master, Sergeant Will Corey. One day, during training, Joe was falsely accused of…

New Website … Author’s Page, Karate and Blog

A New Website Kind of exciting getting my new website up and running!  Parts are still under construction as you will see if you visit it. Some of the fill from the template I started with still shows up in places. I am not selling cookbooks and will get that stuff corrected as quickly as…