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COMING SOON IN PAPERBACK!

In formatting for a paperback version of “THE METAVERSE: VIRTUAL LIFE-REAL DEATH,”   I decided to redo the cover. I think the new design more accurately reflects the story, a thriller that is ultimately about the chase. Any thoughts?  

Freedom To Be…

In the summer of 1776 and the fight with England already a year old the Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia. The precursor to what became the “Declaration of Independence” was the resolution by Henry Lee of Virginia and the famous words: “Resolved: That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and… Read More ›

Of Zombies And Men

I’ve been revising my new novel which I plan on releasing sometime this summer. While it is part of the “Metaverse Crimes Team” series it is not a sequel per se but rather a spin-off of  “The Metaverse.”  It is not strictly a horror story or even a tale of the undead, Zombies nonetheless have… Read More ›

What’s In A Name?

Friends and relatives who visit us here in the “Land of Enchantment” otherwise known as the State of New Mexico are often surprised about two things: We are a part of the union. We have four full seasons The first one I put up only half in jest. But some people who may need to… Read More ›

Opposites Attract

This weekend as I was starting a garden and doing yard work in the bright New Mexican sun and the almost ever present crisp blue skies I thought how just a couple of weeks ago that green grass and garden sat under a couple inches of snow due to a late April storm. Just another… Read More ›

The Useless Class

In the future when the Bots and AI have all of the jobs will that just leave us humans having all the fun? Will our days be filled with moving from one virtual reality game to another? Of course, we won’t all be unemployed. To be sure we will need people to develop virtual worlds and… Read More ›

Springtime in the High Desert

Spring time in the “High Desert” is often more like winter. This picture near my home in the foothills was taken at an altitude of around 7K feet. So while we are in the southwest with over 300 days of sunshine a year people are often surprised of our winter like weather. The high altitude… Read More ›

The Metaverse

The Metaverse is my first novel! Here’s the blurb: The FBI’s most famous living legend is more comfortable chasing bank robbers, kidnappers and terrorists. Now he must leave his gun slinging style behind to enter the limitless expanse of a digital world when he is tasked to lead the Metaverse Crimes Team. A group of dedicated… Read More ›

The American Handgun (from Europe)

Ok first we have to start with some definitions. Malfunction: A condition in which a weapon does not function that can be fixed very quickly by its operator so that it can rejoin the fight. Jam: A condition where the weapon does not function and can not be fixed quickly by the operator rendering it… Read More ›

REAL ESTATE CONFIDENTIAL: HOW THE HOUSING BOOM BECAME A HOMELESS BOOM

I’ll start with a full disclosure:  I hold a Real Estate Brokers License and am a member of the Board of Realtors. I was in business during the boom selling a home to almost anyone who could breathe and was minimally qualified by just picking up the phone and calling any Mortgage Broker. I am… Read More ›