Here are some books that I’ve read and found interesting and challenging … Amazon provides the rundown on each.
Will be doing a book-signing event at Otto’s Bookstore http://www.ottobookstore.com/ on Friday evening, 3 July 2015. My book, Say for me Kaddish, and Dave Heyman’s book, Hearts, will be featured. Copies of the books are available now at Otto’s for advance purchase; if you already have the books, bring to the event and we can sign [read the full article…]
As I said in my earlier post, Why and how I got into eBooks, my memoirs became my first eBook … and they’ve been an eBook since then. Meanwhile, I’ve been doing print-on-demand publishing this year at Wilcox Publishing. It became a case of “the cobbler’s children had no shoes,” and I decided it was time [read the full article…]
Yesterday was such a nice spring day after all the snow and ice! So it was a great chance to get out and take a few photos. See all the photos posted on Picasa
For years – many years – I’ve used CW and SSB as my modes of choice. Well, in the early days it was AM, and from there SSB; I was one of the few kilowatt 40-meter SSB stations on in the mid-to-late ’50s. That was when TVI was a bit of a problem, except that [read the full article…]
Good memories of one special Boxer, Schnitzel, stay with me. My parents brought her home from a kennel up near Seneca Lake when I was about eight or nine. She was great company on walks and out in the country. Typical Boxer: happy, playful, loyal, loving. And she did NOT like porcupines. You’d think, after [read the full article…]
Maybe it’s just me, or do all engineers have an affinity for books? If I go into a Barnes & Noble, I’m likely to come out with a book or two. Usually something really cool, like programming or maybe about computers. Sometimes I manage to ask myself if I really need the book: then I [read the full article…]
When I finished writing my engineering memoirs in summer 2010, my first thought was to go back to Prentice Hall. I had written four computer-engineering books for them in the mid-1980s, so they were my first call. That didn’t work out so well: when I talked with my former acquisition editor, his bad news was [read the full article…]