Sting of the Heat Bug

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

Chatting with Joe Torrington (and Paul Bentley)

Most people in or near Torrington know Paul Bentley, or know of him. He taught for years in Region 10 (Harwinton-Burlington) and is a fixture backstage at the Warner Theatre, … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flights of Fancy with Storyteller Ernie Barker

Welcome, Ernie Barker! We’ve known each other for about 20 years, and I’ve always been intrigued by your various literary projects, all based on U.S. history. You’ve compiled Civil War … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Spotlight on Cortney Davis

I first met Cortney Davis in 1988, when she and her soon-to-be-husband, Jon Gordon, visited me and my soon-to-be-wife, Jean Sands, in Harwinton, Connecticut. Cortney immediately impressed me with her … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

B. L. Walker tells engaging tales!

Bettie Snyder, aka B. L. Walker, of Sharon, has written professionally for 30 years. Her work is published in papers and magazines across the country. Bettie, welcome to my blog! … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meeting Jack Sheedy

Originally posted on NUTMEG CHATTER:
(c)2014 Quirk photos can not be reproduced without written permission I knew of Jack Sheedy long before I met him.  Jack Sheedy is an accomplished…

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nancy McMillan extols the family farm

This is the third in my series of Author Spotlights. Nancy McMillan is a multi-talented Renaissance woman whom I have admired for many years. She is a musician, composer, teacher … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Chatting with Jerome Walford

This is the second in a series of interviews with authors. Jerome Walford is from Brooklyn, where he lives with his wife, Amy, and three children. I hadn’t heard of … Continue reading

January 11, 2015 · 2 Comments