Sting of the Heat Bug

A companion blog to my memoir, "Sting of the Heat Bug"

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In Memory of Larry Hunt

A largely unsung legend has passed away too soon. Here is the text of a story I published in The Register Citizen about mask-maker/performer Larry Hunt in April 2010. Rest … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Donna Marie Merritt’s new poetry book: “We Walk Together”

Some poems in Donna Marie Merritt’s new chapbook, We Walk Together, will speak to you; some may not. For me, the first six poems were insightful glimpses into everyday life … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Interview on Nutmeg Cable TV

On September 15, 2015, I sat down with Linda Cavanaugh, host of Nutmeg TV’s “Eye 2 Eye” segment, and talked about my books, Sting of the Heat Bug and It … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Interview with the Vampire Novelist, Douglas R. Werner

Douglas R. Werner looks and talks and acts like a normal guy. Then he shows you his series of Vampire Wives Tales novels he has penned. Not your stereotypical stake-through-the-heart-to-kill-him … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Artist, author, teacher Mary Carroll Moore

Mary Carroll Moore is a well-known artist, author and teacher and a former member of Shepaug River Writers, where she helped critique chapters from my memoir Sting of the Heat … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Author Spotlight: Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz

I met Aaron Krerowicz quite by accident. A while back, I attended a Performer Showcase at UConn’s Torrington campus, an event sponsored by Torrington Library. It featured authors like myself, … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Father and Son

In honor of Father’s Day (upcoming) and of the anniversary of my father’s death (today, June 18), I am reprising a chapter from my book of interviews with Dad, It … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 1 Comment