Category Archives: Current Events

Liebster Awards: Ten Question Blog-Hop

“The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. Awesome! Blogging is about building a … Continue reading

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Shaye Whitmer: Jedi Master

This is my friend Shaye: He looks like a regular guy, doesn’t he? Well what if I told you THIS IS ALSO MY FRIEND SHAYE: Well just you prepare to be all like, “WHAT THE WHAT?!?” Because that, my friends, … Continue reading

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Pacific NW Blog Hop!

 The lovely and talented Nicole Persun invited me to participate in the Pacific NorthWest writers Blog Hop. Check out her blog here. And without further ado, here’s my blog hoppin’ goodness: 1) What am I working on? Currently I am working … Continue reading

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Guys and Dolls

My daughter is a hoarder of tiny things. She has about seventeen hundred bags, purses, carrying cases and whatnots in which she stores all the little hoo-haws. When she’s playing something like “Dolls going to a tea party” and she’ll … Continue reading

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Crows are jerks.

A curious thing happened to me at the beach today. We brought our lunch, as many do, and ate it before the sand became too much of a temptation for the kids. After lunch, we packed everything away and zipped … Continue reading

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Halloween Gardening

I took my daughter to the garden store with me way back in April. She likes to garden, or at least she likes to pick all the flowers, so I took her with me in hopes that it would spark … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: Writers on Writing

I don’t often write about writing but when the opportunity to participate in a blog hop arose, I pounced on that sucker like a cat after a mouse. The concept of a blog hop is fun and, once I understood … Continue reading

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The gods are back. Did you myth them?

Hey everybody I’ve got a guest poster! I know, I’m as shocked as you but it’s true. He’s a fellow Booktrope author and an all around good guy. He’s got a new book out this month and he’s here to do my bidding entertain … Continue reading

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Freak Your Kids Out. Make Cookieburgers.

I make Cookieburgers for a school function every year. Every time I make them at least two kids think they’re real. Start by unwrapping two bags of these: Stack them up all nice and tidy and set them aside. Now you’ll need … Continue reading

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Make These Awesome Garden Stones Right Now.

I made these yesterday. I’ve been messing around with these gigantic molds and finally figured out a batch I really like. Here’s how I did it: First of all you need to get these: Millennium Falcon Han Solo trapped in … Continue reading

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