Bionic Plants - Maybe Better Than Genetically Altered

Bionic Plants – Maybe Better Than Genetically Altered

Is this a great idea?

Do you think this is a great idea?

Rather than tinker with plants, changing their genetic structure in someway, this technology enhances them.

This is better, isn’t it?

What do you think?

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24 March 2014 ·

I’m a Statistic

I’m a Statistic

I’m a statistic. Saint John's Hospital, Santa Monica

I know, we’re all statistics in some way and many ways. We’re all plugged in and dotted and numbered and pinned to various charts, squeezed into various reports, rattled off as if it really means something.

But I’m a statistic that really means something to me and to my doctor. That’s because I should be dead. I should not be writing about this. “Very, very few people make it…

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4 March 2014 ·

I’m a Stistic

I’m a Stistic

I’m a statistic. Saint John's Hospital, Santa Monica

I know, we’re all statistics in some way and many ways. We’re all plugged in and dotted and numbered and pinned to various charts, squeezed into various reports, rattled off as if it really means something.

But I’m a statistic that really means something to me and to my doctor. That’s because this statistic should be dead. This one should not be writing about it. “Very, very few…

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4 March 2014 ·

One Reason Why Writing Is DifficultWriting is incredibly difficult. If you are a story teller, it seems it should be easy. However,…View Post

One Reason Why Writing Is Difficult

Writing is incredibly difficult. If you are a story teller, it seems it should be easy. However,…

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22 January 2014 ·

Children in Restaurants: Maybe, Maybe NotYou might disagree with me on this, but children younger than five should not be allowed in…View Post

Children in Restaurants: Maybe, Maybe Not

You might disagree with me on this, but children younger than five should not be allowed in…

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22 January 2014 ·

Is A Stress Free Childhood a Good Thing?Everyone wants their child to have a stress free childhood, right? Maybe that’s not such a good…View Post

Is A Stress Free Childhood a Good Thing?

Everyone wants their child to have a stress free childhood, right? Maybe that’s not such a good…

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20 January 2014 ·

To Be a Better Picture Book Writer, Be a Better Picture Book CritiquerPicking Picture Books (Photo: Salem. MA Public Library)
Writing a Picture Book is not an easy task.…View Post

To Be a Better Picture Book Writer, Be a Better Picture Book Critiquer

Picking Picture Books (Photo: Salem. MA Public Library)

Writing a Picture Book is not an easy task.…

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19 January 2014 ·

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Loved this…View Post

Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Loved this…

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17 January 2014 ·

Maybe Reading Books Is an Aquired TasteThis is both frightening and sad.
The one stat here I find most shocking is the one that states:…View Post

Maybe Reading Books Is an Aquired Taste

This is both frightening and sad.

The one stat here I find most shocking is the one that states:…

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9 January 2014 ·

Kids & the Internet, Some Not So Surprising StatsFor some reason I saved this short list of Kids and the Internet stats. I guess something about it…View Post

Kids & the Internet, Some Not So Surprising Stats

For some reason I saved this short list of Kids and the Internet stats. I guess something about it…

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6 January 2014 ·

Room Available This is an exercise where I take the first line or two of a book and start writing. The goal is to…View Post

Room Available

 This is an exercise where I take the first line or two of a book and start writing. The goal is to…

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4 January 2014 ·

Review: The Obsidian BladeThe Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Both fascinating and silly Young Adult…View Post

Review: The Obsidian Blade

The Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Both fascinating and silly Young Adult…

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3 January 2014 ·

About Me

I am a writer.
I used to be a radio announcer, sports reporter, teacher. Now I write YA (young adult) and PB (picture books).

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