Two quick things this February morning:

Believe In Me fans, work on the next book is indeed underway.)

— Second, in the tragedy surrounding the loss of one of the most memorable musical voices of her generation, Whitney Houston, I couldn’t help noting the emerging details: she was found in the bathtub, some reports say with drugs and/or alcohol on the counter nearby. Readers of the book will understand why those details caught my eye.

Take care of yourselves, and come on back soon.