Category Archives: Reading and Writing

My story in an upcoming Chicken Soup for the Soul book

By | September 11, 2017

I haven’t been able to post on here for several weeks. But now I’m back (crowd goes wild!), and I have some writing news. First, I’ve recently had a couple of short stories accepted for publication. Both will be published in October, I believe. And even better, one of my stories is going to appear… Read More »

My summer reading list, from Percy Jackson to Howard Stern

By | June 28, 2017

Most summer reading lists consist of new books. Mine is a little different, because there are only a couple of new releases (so far). I never used to have a reading list. I used to just read any book that sounded good. But as I get older I find that there are more and more… Read More »

Why I might give audiobooks another try

By | June 16, 2017

I’ve always read a lot, even back when I was a little kid. Now, at 49 years old, I’m usually in bed by 9 o’clock so I can read for an hour or two before falling asleep. Don’t get too excited, ladies – this wild man’s already taken! Lately I’ve been thinking about trying an… Read More »

The new Dynamic Duo – Two Spragues for the price of one in the Sanford News

By | June 12, 2017

I write a monthly guest column, titled “Musings of a Middle Aged Man”, in the Sanford News, our local newspaper. I’ve been writing this column for a little over 3 years now, I believe. My 10-year-old son Samuel began writing his own Sanford News column, “Willard School Happenings”, last fall. It’s about things happening in… Read More »