― Been working diligently on the new novel this week, making some significant progress which always makes me happy, naturally. Everything is still first draft mode, of course, but the story is coming together nicely. There will be a bit of news regarding the novel in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for that. ∙ Had the pleasure of catching singer/songwriter Tom Curren at the Slipper Room on Thursday night. A very talented songwriter, I must say, and was very impressed with him and his band. [...].