Puppies are Here!

After what seemed like an eternity of waiting (but was actually only 65 days), we’ve been blessed with the arrival of 5 little Olde English Bulldogges. The biggest blessing, however was that our wonderful vet was able to safely deliver them via c-section and save all of the puppies as well as our Lily after …

Inspiration and Distraction

Sometimes inspiration from new projects come from the oddest places, been it almost universally comes together the same way. Nugget + ‘What if’ = new book idea I’ve blogged here before about how often a lyric of a song will sparks an idea for me. Not that I want to write a story around a …

And Then There Were Two…

Or so there will be after tonight.  And if it’s not Danny Gokey and Adam Lambert in the finals, I’ll… Yeah, I know.  I’ll bitch and moan a lot but there really isn’t anything I can do. Kris making it to the top three and pushing Allison home last week was one of those huge …

Published at BC: Dave Harris of Retro Rewind

This past Monday I had the absolute pleasure of hanging out on the phone for awhile with Dave Harris of Retro Rewind.  I’ve always loved doing interveiws, and I shared  5 of my all time favorites here are few weeks ago, but this one was even better because we focued on one of favorite topics …

Puppies! Puppies!

Those that follow this space closely know all about Lily and her (okay, our) prusuit of motherhood.  53 days ago lily visitied her (boy)friend Freedom down at Blair’s Bullies.  Even though we’ve been pretty sure for a week she had a viable pregnancy, we were able to confirm it today at her vet appointment. Nearly …

Growing Pains and Unattainable Self-Satisfaction

Sometimes I wonder if there isn’t a whole lot of truth to that moody, recluse artist image and stereotype.   Are we by nature just never satisfied? At least with ourselves and our art? I have been working on my current novel for awhile now, and in recent weeks felt like I could see the finish …

Published at BC: Exclusively For You: Still Flyin’

Last week (April 21) Still Flyin’ released their debut album, Never Gonna Touch The Ground on the Ernest Jenning Record Company label. Technically, the band hails from San Francisco, but its fifteen members come together from all around the world…(Continue reading)

Published at BC: From Us To You: Two Songs From Andrew Belle

The Blogcritics redesign and relaunch celebration continues! Today we have an exclusive treat for our music lovers: two tracks from Andrew Belle’s EP, All Those Pretty Lights. Only 24, Belle has a long, bright future ahead of him. Though his is best known in his native Chicago where he’s been tearing up the stage at …