Ramblings from the Starting Line

Ramblings from the Starting Line

It’s 4:00 AM here on a cold November morning in Pittsburgh. Today is Saturday, just a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, and when my daughter gets up, we’re going to go get a new battery for her iPhone. When we get back, we’re going to put up the...
Too Old to Begin Writing?

Too Old to Begin Writing?

The short answer: I hope not. The long version: I’ll be 48 years old in 10 days. I’m pushing 50, man. Not only that, but I have a great job in software engineering. My wife and I live comfortably, I’ve got two teenagers who I’m trying to guide...

Website and Email List Done. Now What?

Before I go any further, it’s only fair to acknowledge that getting the site and email list up and running is/was a huge accomplishment. They’ve been sitting on top of my to-do pile for a long time, and to be honest, I was avoiding them like the plague....

Email List Prep

This is the week before go-live. In my day job, “go-live” is a thing, since it means that a new website or product that I’ve been working on is going live to the world. But here, in my author job, it means that my website and email list are going...

The Blog Starts Here

This is my blog. There are many like it, but this one is mine. … Actually, I don’t know if there are many like this. I’m not actually patterning it off of anyone else’s, it’s just the authentic me. I’m not planning on trying to...

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