Castle’s Wedding

After being so very angry with “the powers that be” at Castle for destroying their perfect, happy day, I am willing to let bygones be bygones since they gave us this one instead.  The truth is that this setting was far more romantic and suitable for them, and I’ll give you my reasons why: 1.…

I miss Star Wars Club

Because of budget cuts, I am the only Spec Ed parapro at our school this year, and I am spread a little thin. I’m not complaining; I am very grateful to have a job.  The situation leaves no time for Star Wars Club, however, and I miss it sorely. You see, in my environment, there…

A writer writes: King Alfred and Soul Lost

My dedication page for Soul Lost will be longer than the book itself!  I must add my good friend, Michelle Webster, whose book, The Christmas of Miracles (available through amazon.com), just went live on Kindle.  Employing shameless flattery, she has insisted that I follow through with my first novel and see it published (She says I am a great writer, and…

Taking Fantasy Seriously

My most popular blog by far has been “Reaching Kids through Star Wars.”  Those of you who commented are going to be sorry you got me started.  Let me pull up my soapbox, and wax passionate on the role of fantasy/mythology in society. I advise you to put on your crash helmet; I get a little manic about…