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THE BEST CRAFT BEER BREWERY IN SAN DIEGO

Are you a fan of craft beer? Although I’m more of a red wine drinker, I also enjoy beer. The craft beer craze is increasingly popular. A good craft beer captures the heart and soul of a place. The U.S. now has more craft breweries than ever before. We are currently at about 7,450 breweries […]

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Drones

Drones: How much do you know?

Drones — You’ve likely heard about them on the news or seen tech junkies flying them around, but how much do you know about drones? In Jack the Reaper, FBI Special Agent Kim Otto gets a quick and deadly lesson about drones. Which means I did a bunch of research about them and thought I’d share with […]

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Bookworm Problems

Why #BookLovers Should Clean for 15 Minutes

The horrors! 😀 But it’s true, isn’t it? For book lovers, waiting for a new release is almost as annoying as scrubbing the bathtub. And the wait is especially agonizing when you’re reading books as part of a series. In that case, waiting becomes part of a complete emotional roller coaster, starting with the thrill of […]

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Creative Ways People Are Using Drones

We were talking this week about how drones can be used for very serious missions, like terrorism surveillance. Situations that would be too dangerous for humans. As a thriller writer, it’s a tactic I’m almost certain to employ in an upcoming book. In addition to military and surveillances uses, people are starting to get very creative with […]

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Drones

Eagles Are Being Trained… To Do WHAT?!

We talked recently about how drones are a real threat to aircraft. In the United States, from the end of August 2015 until the end of January 2016, there were “519 incidents involving passenger aircraft and unmanned drones”! It’s a topic we brought up in False Truth: A Jordan Fox Mystery, that ended up leading […]

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Drones: London Close Call Reveals Dangers

Did you hear the reports last month that a drone hit a plane? The British Airways plane was flying from Geneva to Heathrow, when it reportedly collided with something 1,700 feet in the air 10 miles away from Heathrow. According to The Wall Street Journal, the London Metropolitan Police said they believed the plane hit […]

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Saison Du Swamp

#NationalBeerDay: 5 Very Florida Craft Beers (Part 1)

This week — April 7, 2016— is National Beer Day. And craft beer is one one of the reasons I love Florida. A good craft beer captures the heart and soul of a place. I love Florida’s heart and soul, so that must be why I love Florida’s craft breweries. The U.S. now has more craft […]

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Manatee Springs Florida

Why I Love Florida, Reason #4: 900 Hidden Springs

If you have a basic familiarity with the state of Florida, you know it’s a peninsula, surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico on the west and the Atlantic Ocean on the east. But Florida is also home to many more “hidden” bodies of water. Of course, anything hidden is great fodder for my books! Have you ever […]

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What Does the Year of the Monkey Have In Store For You?

Monday, February 8, 2016 begins the Lunar New Year. It’s the Year of the Fire Monkey, also called the Year of the Red Monkey. Chinese astrologists tell us it looks like it’s going to be an unpredictable year, though not necessarily in a bad way. They tell us there’s no sense in planning too elaborately […]

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Belgravia

Downton Abbey’s Creator Brings Us A Serial

If you’re like me, Downton Abbey coming to an end was not happy news. The last season is underway. With every episode, we’re one step closer to the end. But the creator of Downton Abbey, Julian Fellowes, has another project waiting for us in the wings. The project is called Belgravia, named after the district in […]

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