Rajah Shows Off His Food Bowl

Rajah showing off his food bowl by Lynn KilmoreOur cat Rajah loves to show off his food bowl to anyone who visits us. Today he made it clear that he wanted me to take a picture of it so that he could show it off to the internet as well.

This is a cat who hates to dine alone. Hates it. He will beg anyone in the house who will listen to him to come with him to his food bowl to watch him eat.

Picture of Rajah staring at himself in mirror by Lynn KilmoreHe will look over his shoulder to make sure his guest is still there, and if you are rude enough to wander off before he is done eating, he will chase you down and insist with loud meows that you go back.

After today, my posts with pictures will become much more infrequent. The changes to Lynn Kilmore as my pen name were crashed through for the 2nd edition ebooks during the last two weeks (instead of taking 3 months as originally scheduled), and it’s now been pointed out to me that my blogging is taking time and energy away from finishing the edit to the sequel for Cubicles, Blood, and Magic. I need to get cracking on finishing the latest round of editing on that manuscript and turn it in.

So there will be pictures … just less frequently.

Cheers, Lynn

KC and Rajah in Early July 2014

KC with bandage on legKC developed a hot spot on her ankle that she proceeded to lick too much, and so the vet had to bandage the spot to keep her off it.

It’s healing.

This week’s bandage wrapper color is pink.

Today KC also decided to liven the household up by jumping on the bed that Rajah (our cat) was dozing on. Rajah proceeded to roll over to get farther away from her … and rolled right off the bed onto the carpet.

Rajah is fine. Only his dignity was injured.KC in the sunlight

The desert heat is getting intense during the middle of the day, but KC still has a good time outside in the early mornings and evenings. She loves to roll in the dead grass spots to get a good dirt bath.

It’s good to be reminded that the simple things in life can be the most fun.

Until next week… Cheers, Lynn

Certain Short Stories Going Off Sale Very Soon

Quick double post this week. First up, publishing stuff.

Well, it’s turned out that various changes got pushed through during the 4th of July weekend. Second editions of A Maze of Cubicles and Tales from the Threshold will begin appearing in e-bookstores later this week. We hope to get JPEGs of the updated covers to post here soon.

Also, various short stories that will not be converted over to the Lynn Kilmore name are starting to get pulled down by some vendors now. I’m told it’ll take a few weeks for them to go off sale everywhere, but it has begun this month so that they will be no longer available by September 1st.

We’re going to try to get things updated here on the website so that most of the dead links for those short stories get removed. My apologies for any dead links you encounter.

Next up, a post about KC. Stay tuned, Lynn

The Lavender in Bloom with Honeybees and a Comment About Short Stories

Picture of lavender growing in New Mexico in gardenIt feels great to have the media files on this website working. The lavender is in full bloom here in New Mexico, so here’s a picture of lavender in the back yard.

Close up picture of lavender blossoms and a honeybeeThere are honeybees all over the lavender right now, so I took an up close photo of a honeybee. This second picture has the honeybee hidden in the photo.

In other news, it turns out the short stories Parallels and A Maze of Cubicles will be reissued in 2nd edition e-books under the Lynn Kilmore name, but all the other short stories and novelettes will not.  They will be taken off sale instead. However, the short story collection Tales from the Threshold will be made available as a Lynn Kilmore 2nd edition, and will have every short story and novelette published so far.

But if there’s a particular short story you want to buy on its own, you’ll need to do it before Fall 2014 (except for Parallels and A Maze of Cubicles). Writer’s Flight has already been taken off sale, but it’s still available to read in the Parallels short story e-book and in Tales from the Threshold.

I hope you all have a peaceful week.

Cheers, Lynn

Two Weeks in Pictures

Picture of ripe Bing Cherries in treeWell, the pictures are back up and working on the website. Hurray! So for this blog post, I’m going to attach pictures from the last two weeks. This first picture is of ripe Bing cherries, up close. The robins have had a grand old time eating them.

I also took another picture up close of a single rose. Picture of a rose up close The hot desert air has now dried it out, but two weeks ago it was still fresh and fragrant.

And then for this week I took a picture of four roses that are blooming in the shelter of the rose bush. Right now the sun and heat are intense, so it is only in the shade that the roses are still blooming.

Picture of four roses by Lynn KilmoreIt’s great to have the website images working again, and I want to thank the support staff at WordPress for helping us fix things.

I hope you all have a great week.

Cheers, Lynn