War and Pants

I just finished David Maraniss’s They Marched Into Sunlight, an excellent book about October, 1967, when a very ugly battle in Vietnam and a very ugly protest in Madison, Wisconsin, occured on the same day. Nate’s father-in-law, Jim George, or, as he prefers we all call him, The Colonel (and, […]


For the first time in thirteen years, I have completed a novel. It’s a first draft, only one hundred twenty-one pages, and it’ll need some more work before it becomes publishable (if at all. I’m going to have a hell of a time convincing someone to look at a tale […]