News, And A Public Request

My office is slowly taking on reasonably organized dimensions. Bandit and Critic aren’t as freaked out by this as I thought they would be–if the change is occurring outside their habitat, they don’t care. Also, as long as it doesn’t interfere with snacktime. Snacktime is sacred. News! I’ll be signing at Cedar Hills Crossing Powell’s […]

I Hope Gandhi Is Right

So there was Mike Resnick and Barry Malzberg being sexist assholes. Jim Hines kindly put together a linkblog on the responses. (Incidentally, John Scalzi stepped up, as SFWA president, LIKE A BOSS.) Andrea Phillips notes the sea change. We have enough critical mass behind gender equality now that ongoing reports of sexism are being treated […]

Dramatic Abandon

Yesterday Miss B and I went for a run…and stopped half a kilometer in, because her back right paw was bothering her. I brought her back home, though she seemed just fine and bouncy after a little bit of walking, and checked her paws thoroughly. Nothing looked amiss, so I left her at home and […]

Considering Gatsby

It’s a nice cloudy morning, thank the gods. I was getting tired of that sunshine crap so early. It’s the Pacific Northwest, we pale mushrooms can’t take that sort of thing. I’m ambivalent about the upcoming Gatsby film. The costumes and the party scenes are probably going to be divine, but I’ll most likely spend […]