Welcome to my blog

I have only recently seriously taken to writing. Though I wrote and managed to have a couple of books published during my life, something clicked a few years ago and now, for better or worse, I sit at my table researching and writing about things that interest me.
My wife, Annie takes care of me. She keeps me eating too well and laughing often in our old farmhouse halfway up the Blue Ridge Mountains.
And this is my blog. Please explore, comment and enjoy.


The first words:  Interactive with readers and myself posting the first sentences or paragraphs we feel are the best ever written or the most impactful on us. “I, SINUHE, the son of Senmut and of his wife Kipa, write this. I do not write it to the glory of the gods in the land of Kem, for I am weary  [ Read More ]

I spent forty years in the board and card game industry.  For much of that time I printed/published games for other companies such as University Games, Parker Brothers, Milton Bradley, Mattel, Pressman and close to 300 startup companies, most of which folded within 24 months of launching their products.  In other eras of my career I designed, marketed, developed and  [ Read More ]