Monthly Archives: April 2010


North to Alaska. 3

I’m headed up to Ketchikan this morning to speak tomorrow, then I head to Sitka, Fairbanks, and Bethel. A lot of little flights in a very big state over the next week for “Alaska Spirit of Reading.” I’ve been to Alaska many times as a biologist and an author, and […]


The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan. Heading to Alaska. 2

My good friend Pam Ryan has an astounding new novel out…The Dreamer… I read it in manuscript form and now it is a beautiful book illustrated by Peter Sis.  The novel is about poet Pablo Neruda youth in his native Chile. Here’s the blurb, but it doesn’t do this outstanding […]


I,Q Book Two: The White House…revisited 3

Spent the day reading over and revising I,Q2 yet one more time.  So, I was holed up in my office for about eight hours.  The book may be out in a couple of months, but don’t hold me to this.  The exact publication date is out of my hands. I […]


Back at the farm. FaceBook Fan Page. 1

Long, but trouble free, flight from Florida last night plugged into the “Essential Michael Jackson” to while away the air miles. A beautiful day here in Oregon. I was up relatively early this morning considering when I went to sleep. I spent a couple hours answering email, checking the schedule […]