Things not to ask an overdue, pregnant woman

No, this one isn’t personal experience, but heard through my sister-in-law. Her due date was about a week ago, and things weren’t moving along yet. She was, needless to say, antsy to get the show on the road. Sunday rolled around, so they went to church and were asked–in all seriousness, “So have you had …

Everything’s Coming Up Clark

So after secretly laughing at me for having two separate blogs, my wife finally caved and created her own outlet on the internet: Everything’s Coming Up Clark. This will be the go-to source for all things Clark family related–baby pictures, news and ramblings when the time comes, notes on the remodel, dog-thoughts, and whatever else …

Questions to ask when the offer comes

An agent recently offered a friend of mine representation. I heard about this first thing when my friend pinged out critique group with a frantic message about what he should ask before inking the deal. It was eye-opening for me, since I’ve got material out and if I got the call today I would be …

Books: Cat’s Cradle

This the third of the late, great Kurt Vonnegut’s books that I’ve read. The first I read was the one he’s best known for, Slaughterhouse-Five, and the second was Gal├ípagos, which my friend Brian got me started on reading aloud on a road-trip along the Oregon coast. Most people know about Slaughterhouse-Five if they’re familiar …