Recovery is a Lifelong Process, Ryan

I suppose I should entitle this: ‘In Defense of Ryan D. Buell’ Now hang with me. I’ve always had a soft spot for him because we were at Penn State at the same time. We’re the same age, we’re both from Pennsylvania, we’ve both had hectic lives, and we graduated staring down the barrel ofContinue reading “Recovery is a Lifelong Process, Ryan”

Release week for King’s Killer, and More Writing Goodness

So, what’s been happening with me lately? Well, I just released a new book with Meg, who is writing dark romance as M.D. Gregory, called King’s Killer. Surprise for anyone who didn’t realize I was working on that! Dark Gay Romance Kings of Men MC Club ✨Available in Kindle Unlimited✨ Walking the Line Between GoodContinue reading “Release week for King’s Killer, and More Writing Goodness”

RIP Anthony Bourdain and The Fears and Hopes of Those Who Love Men Like You

Anthony Bourdain lost the fight with his disease, depression, today, and was found dead while on location in France. He was working, going through what I can only assume is a usual daily routine for him. That scares the hell out of me. My heart bleeds for his daughter and the rest of his familyContinue reading “RIP Anthony Bourdain and The Fears and Hopes of Those Who Love Men Like You”

The World of Candy: Maple Creams

I love candy. It’s been a lifelong obsession. I used to work in an ice cream shop in high school and my Grandmother lovingly slaved over cookies and candies every year from October through December so she could inundate the family and all of her friends (and beyond) with holiday delights. She would make gobs,Continue reading “The World of Candy: Maple Creams”

Rumi’s Love is Brave

I picked up Rumi’s Little Book of Life. I’ve been finding a lot of poetry in my path lately, and figured it was best not to fight the universe. Rumi was a 13th Century Sufi Mystic, according to the book jacket and Wikipedia, who were happily in agreement. Until today, the most acquaintance I hadContinue reading “Rumi’s Love is Brave”

Reading: Glitter in the Blood: A Poet’s Manifesto for Better, Braver Writing

“It is a central belief of mine that how you do anything is how you do everything. I think some yogi high on Topanga Canyon oxygen said that to me once. It stuck. It rearranged me.” Nettifee, Mindy (2014-04-22). Glitter in the Blood: A Poet’s Manifesto for Better, Braver Writing (Kindle Locations 42-44).  . KindleContinue reading “Reading: Glitter in the Blood: A Poet’s Manifesto for Better, Braver Writing”