Off and running on this year’s challenge! I’m up to my eyes in historical research, and now it’s time to write the story. It will be historical fiction, one of those darn books “based on actual events.” There’s plenty of documentation on the accomplishments of the record-setting aviator, Wiley Post. But much less is known […]

Why I Love Design

Design rocks. It’s where science and engineering, cross pollinate with art–a G-rated way of putting it–and give birth to things that are beautiful and functional. I’ve been fascinated with elegant designs since I was a child. I loved inventions and gadgets, but some things just seemed to be a mixture of elegance, fun, and functionality. […]