It is nearly ten years since I first posted on my blog. What started as a – where will this go – endeavor, is now a twice a week offering (Wednesday and Saturday). There have been nearly a thousand posts (lately some repeats). Usually 200 to 300 words. I try to stay away from political posts though I occasionally dip my toes (in my opinion – gently) into those frigid waters. . . . .
About two years ago, I thought about developing a compendium of posts. And 15 months ago, I started. For the last few months, I’ve worked with an editor on the final tweezer-choosing of text. And last week, the edits were done, galleys approved and it was off for publication. Renaissance Hombre runs 248 pages and has 17 chapters (Growing Up; Scouting Days; Further Adventures; Family Matters; Legal Briefs; Good to Learn; What’s Cooking; To Your Health; Funny Pages; Seeing the World; Notes on Culture; On Faith; Historical Perspectives; Read, Watch and Listen; Sports Roundup; This and That; and For Inspiration).
This last weekend, the hard cover and trade paperback editions became available on Amazon (see Paperback and Hardcover ). I am told there will be book reviews and a website (complete with Renaissance music). Who knows where this will go. It’s been a trip.