• Interview with Lyrical Press

    A recent Lyrical Press interview with David McCaleb: Q:  How did you get started as an author? What inspired you? A:  I had a first chapter written for a while, but never developed it. Red was being interviewed/interrogated by detective Carter, after Red had killed a couple muggers in self-defense. I had re-written, edited, and polished […]

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  • Encouragement for mothers of boys Twelve Lessons to Calm the Frustration of Mothering Boys

    From the perspective of a father: Words do, in fact, project from your mouth when you speak.  The rest of us can hear them. Your suspicions are correct.  He is brain damaged.  But it isn’t permanent.  Boys have been growing into men for centuries, albeit with debatable results. He’s not ADD, he just can’t focus […]

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  • Do Cats Always Land On Their Feet The Rest of the Story

    This Science Fair post (below) has received more traffic through the years than any other.  For unknown reasons, it gets a horde of attention from Australia.  Those mates must enjoy cat humor.  But there’s more to the tale and, as the late radio host Paul Harvey would’ve say, I thought you might enjoy, “The rest of the story.” […]

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  • Sayings from Dad What Sayings Did Your Father Teach You?

    Recently while writing, one of my Dad’s sayings flew from the lips of one of my characters.  It made me think back to the many others I learned from that great man.  Let us know any from yours that you hold fondly… or otherwise.  Comment links are below. Here’s a list of my father’s most memorable sayings.  All […]

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  • Manitou Incline: An Exercise in Argyle An Exercise in Argyle

    I almost died today.  Several times. I had recently landed at the airport in Colorado Springs.  Only able to take a week’s vacation, I joined my family who had already been there for a while.  As we drove away from the terminal, my daughter tapped a finger on her tablet, pointing to a photo where […]

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