Category 4

Well, Harvey defied all initial expectations and is now a category 4 with sustained winds of 130 mph. It's been a bizarre day. Very much a "hurry up and wait" kind of day. While our own local weather has vacillated between "boring" and "dreary", farther south down the coast people are really getting hammered.  We … Continue reading Category 4


Light rain has now started. Lord have mercy on the people staying in low-lying areas and all emergency responders. We're in this for the long haul now as the flooding rains are supposed to last through next Wednesday.  23 And when he got into the boat, his disciples followed him. 24 And behold, there arose … Continue reading Braced


The first named storm in 9 years to make landfall in Texas is bearing down on us. Leisurely. The recently reformed Harvey (sounds like an ex-felon) is shuffling up the Gulf toward the coast, strengthening and organizing as it goes. The concern is flooding because of the low forward speed. At the moment our local … Continue reading Harvey

Back in the saddle

I am once again working on illustrations for A Take of Four Cakes. Paidea Classics will be publishing the audiobook version before Christmas, God willing, and the print edition will come out whenever I can finish the illustrations.