84 years ago. 56. 28. It’s a pattern! Or is it …..

Yes, Tuesday Oct 29 1929 was the infamous Black Tuesday of the stock market crash that many think brought on the great depression.  Read more about it here. In fact it was preceded by several days of free fall and mild recovery, and in fact the causes of the depressions were far more complicated. None-the-less,Continue reading “84 years ago. 56. 28. It’s a pattern! Or is it …..”

And that’s the way it was ….. er, is …… er, will be

I’ve just finished chapter 3 of my fifth novel, d4, and am already engrossed in this story about the future. I am so caught up in it, in fact, that I’m beginning to neglect this blog, which is centered around a book that focuses on the past. Yet past and future are at their rootContinue reading “And that’s the way it was ….. er, is …… er, will be”

Sad fact is stranger than fiction.

I made up Early Gulch High School, where much of the novel z2 takes place. I did not make up confederate officer Jubal Early, for whom the school is named. He is a real person who founded the Lost Cause movement after the civil war. This is a group that to this day glorifies theContinue reading “Sad fact is stranger than fiction.”