That will teach me not to check this website…

I’ve been in lock-down for the past three months: finishing the first complete draft of Unremembered Lives, doing the first five editing passes through the manuscript, sending it out for comments, re-editing, fixing errors, filling in, filling out, “linearizing” chapters that looped around in time and tense. Etc. While that was going on, I didn’t … Read more…

A perfect day

March 22, 2012 7:40 AM Woke up feeling rested; I’m exercising again and sleeping better. Minimal bed-head, so I don’t look scary when I head downstairs to say bye to my husband. Don is on his way out of the house to have breakfast with his mom before he goes to work. He’s done this … Read more…

Write-in Candidate

It’s getting ugly out there on the campaign trail, but I am determined to keep running for president, as long as no actual physical running is involved, because I love my country enough to write a blog essay about it. In a stunning act of political courage, I would like to go on record: I … Read more…

Press release: Russell recants on lavender

The press office of the Russell for President campaign has issued a clarification of Mary Doria Russell’s misstatement yesterday regarding lavender as her favorite color. “Ms. Russell regrets any damage to marriage, religion and the nation that may have resulted because her statement was taken out of context,” according to the press release. Her pro-lavender … Read more…

Peggy Noonan mentions my run for the presidency!

Well, not mine, specifically, but she did refer in a sort of general way to my announcement back in July that I intended to form an exploratory committee to help me decide if I should get a reality show and/or be a commentator on radio and TV so I can talk about why I should … Read more…