Patriarch Run

Love Your Local Author Showcase

Love Your Local Author Showcase

I’ll be at the Bemis Public Library’s Love Your Local Author Showcase…

Projects in the Works

This blog is an announcement of sorts. I’m coming out of a months-long illness, and I’m able to write again. That’s a relief!

Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB) At Stanford University Posts About Patriarch Run

Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB) At Stanford University Posts About Patriarch Run

Colorado author Benjamin Dancer wrote a “a hard-shooting kick of a thriller” to raise awareness about the rapid growth of the human population. “Disguising a heart of pure poetry,” the novel Patriarch Run has been described as “a literary meditation clutching a straight razor behind its back.”

Books and Benches Review of Patriarch Run

Books and Benches Review of Patriarch Run

"Benjamin Dancer has written a thriller with depth. It not only has shoot-outs and other high risk situations, but it explores the complexities of relationships the characters have with others and themselves."

Reflections on Coming of Age and Parenting

Reflections on Coming of Age and Parenting

As a teacher, I am all too aware of how common it is for kids to have to father themselves. One of the most powerful ways in which people do that is through stories.

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

An extinction event does not necessarily have to be sudden and catastrophic. I learned from Kolbert that continual downward pressure, even gentle pressure, on a population will drive a species to extinction over the course of hundreds or thousands of years.

Can The Sun Really Hurt Us?

Can The Sun Really Hurt Us?

If a Carrington-class or larger event were to hit, transformers would fail everywhere. Power at a global scale would be disrupted for weeks, months, possibly even longer.