One of my favorites. Sorry that I have been remiss on blogging as of late, but I have just finished a manuscript for the second T-Rex Book – completed over my recent trip to the Islands. Now to the editors !

I will post a few chapters for those fans of Karl Patton. The Allosaurus is alive and kicking in this novel set in 1976!

A Late Boomer's Guide to Life

It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn’t hear the barbarians coming.”

Garrison Keillor

We recently received a letter from CL & P that provided normative data from our immediate neighborhood on our electrical consumption.  If the letter was to be believed, we were consuming enough power to light several small Midwestern towns.  Our failing grade suggested we had a carbon footprint larger than Paul Bunyon’s boot.

While our environmental “F” offended my anti-global warming spouse, it enraged my green teenaged son who had chided me over the past year for my failings as an environmentally conscious citizen.  If I were to succumb to all of his Greenpeace demands, I would be composting everything, urinating in the woods, and drinking from a perpetually dented metal water bottle. My house would forever register a refreshing 58…

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