Is it Spring yet?

At least the current frigid snap is easing. Solid 30s(F) through the end of the month. It’ll feel good to defrost. Short story update: I finally uploaded Nature’s Ways, my two-tale eco-SF horror collection, to Amazon, Kobo, and B&N. I’ve also turned in another Del & Gia story, this one features Gia Solari, test-pilot-on-the-run. It’s Read More …

Spring Wildflowers

As the prolonged winter chill eases in fits and starts, the wildflowers are finally starting to appear here in far NE Illinois. They started slow–a hoary puccoon here and there, dappled trout lily leaves poking up through woodland detritus–but thanks to the sun and the occasional (still!) 80+F day, they’re making themselves known.     Read More …