Winter Is Coming

GoT reference? No. Winter in Montana reference. We’ve changed the furnace filter, pulled the hoses off the outside faucets, and today, we burned slash. The Amazing Sleeping Man calls it “Praying to the Snow Gods” and I prefer a more practical approach. No matter what, winter is coming. The mornings are below 32 degrees F,…

Fall Hiking – Blodgett Canyon Overlook

Fall in the Bitterroot Mountains is magical. The colors are bright and beautiful, the temperatures are perfect for hiking, and the crowds are gone. Not that it’s ever that crowded here, but it’s even better now. We hiked the Blodgett Canyon Overlook trail on Tuesday. It’s a mere 1.5 miles and 400-foot elevation gain, with…

Hiking Sweathouse Falls

One of the best things about living in the Bitterroot Mountain–a beautiful hike is never far away. Yesterday, the Amazing Sleeping Man and I hiked up to Sweathouse Falls. It’s a fairly easy hike, 2.5 miles with less than a 1,500 ft elevation gain, but it’s lovely. The biggest challenge of this trail is starting…

It’s my book birthday!

Today is the day! Lightwave: The Sisters of Cygnus is out in the wild! On sale for one week at $1.99! Book 1.0 and 3.0 are on sale too!

Ebb, Flow and Perseverance

I’ve been blessed to have some really awesome writing days lately. This week, I’ve written almost 10,000 words. Now, some authors write 10k a day, but I don’t. A really good day for me is about 2k. Saturday was outstanding. Not only did I write 2,500 words on Book 4.0, but I also started a short…

Gonna make a resolution, that I’ll never make another one…

I don’t make resolutions, but I do make plans. Since I was a strategic planner and project manager the last half of my military career, it comes naturally. So, here’s my big goal: 2018 is the year I independently publish. I’m going to let you know how it’s going along the way. I made the…

Signs of Summer

Shooting Stars in the Bitterroot! It finally feels and looks like summer today. Bright, beautiful and the stars are shooting, even during the day.