September 2017

Dementia Prevention OR Why I Am Reading a Chemistry Book

September 26, 2017

It’s called Exploring The World of Chemistry: From Ancient Metals to High Speed Computers, by John Hudson Tiner. It tells the story of chemistry’s development. And it’s written with the level of simplicity I need in order to (sorta) understand such complex subjects as alpha particles and spectroscopes and just why it is that inert elements have a valance of zero. Like I ever cared …

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Book Signing at Holly’s Last Stand

September 20, 2017

For those of you from my home community, I will be at Holly’s Last Stand in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, on Saturday, September 23rd, signing copies of Anything But Simple. You will find me there from 10:00 A.M. until closing time, so if you haven’t had your copy signed yet, bring it by! And if you would like to buy a copy, it will be offered at …

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JOY

September 19, 2017

What does this picture make you think of? It makes me remember one of my favorite children’s books, the one that has the repeated line, “No more monkeys jumping on the bed!” Anyone else love that story? This picture also makes a tiny three letter word run through my mind. Joy. Joy is my middle name, and maybe that is why the quality of joy …

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