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Anniversary on a Budget

Yesterday was our 33rd wedding anniversary.  In past years we’ve taken a week-long trip to Baycon or Fanime in San Jose, then a stop in SLO (San Luis Obispo).  Or a couple of times just a weekend in SLO. This year, our budget being tighter, we stayed in town, but […]

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This is a test of the Wannabe Broadcast System

Back when Kris and I were in Quattro University, we did a 100-Day challenge where for 100 days we would put up a video on our website.  That was a fun time, trying to come up with something every day.  My favorite part was editing the videos.  Video editing were […]

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2022 Goal Check – First Quarter

Well, it’s the end of the first quarter of 2022.  Time to check on how I’m doing on my goals for the year: 2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet). For the full version see my January 16th, 2022 blog, https://dennisamadorcherry.com/writing/2022-goals/ POLISH OFF MY FIRST STEAMPUNK […]

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Back to school, part 2

The California Creative Writer’s Conference continued through the week and ended yesterday.  In addition to more great panels, there was an Editor Happy hour.  This was an informal Zoom gathering where attendees could speak and ask questions of editors Deanna Brady, Helga Schier, Stephanie Kelly and literary agent, Steve Hutson.  […]

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I’m Getting Better

I’m no longer feel sick, just tired.  Just making breakfast and showering this morning wore me out.  I emailed a friend in one of my critique groups.  He responded back that after three weeks, he was still fighting fatigue.  But I am getting better, just slowly. But on to other […]

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Christmas Traditions

I was going to write about Loscon day three, but hey, yesterday was Christmas.  Last year I shared some of my favorite Christmas memories.  This year, I thought I’d mention some of our Christmas traditions.  I’ve already shared pictures of my Lego train under the tree, so here are some […]

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Making Progress

Now it’s the end of the second quarter of 2021.   Let’s see how I’m doing on my goals: 2021 Goals Finish my second steampunk screenplay. This includes making changes based on the feedback from my critique group.  This will still be a vomit draft in the range of 200 pages.  […]

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The Great Escape (to Oxnard)

I’ve often mentioned that sometimes my life feels like nothing but work, write, sleep, work, write, sleep.  Since the lockdown, there has been little to go out and do.  But with restrictions starting to loosen, especially in Ventura County, we decided to go out and celebrate Kris getting a new […]

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Honey for my honey

Hello. This week’s blog is being written by me, Kristine, Dennis’s wife. That’s because this week’s blog is about honey. Once upon a time, Dennis and I had a home in Reseda, CA. We took lots of walks in the evenings around the neighborhood in those 16 years and got […]

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Back to the closet

We had a friend for dinner last night – no, not in the Hannibal Lecter way.  Liz Carlie came over to be a guinea pig for a new recipe I wanted to try – Easy Pizza Casserole. Kris and I met Liz at one of the blood drives at Loscon […]

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