Category Archives: Current Events

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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If that’s your flashlight, you can’t have it back.

Remember when you were nine and flashlights were a commodity to be hoarded and you never lent anyone your flashlight because what if it didn’t come back? Today on our walk to school, my son found an emergency flashlight (one … Continue reading

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Cassoulet is friggen’ awesome.

So I’m trying this thing out where I actually keep up with this blog. And you can tell I’m serious because I used the word ‘blog’ and I absolutely hate that word. Also the words ‘panties’ and ‘beefcake’. I have … Continue reading

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What I know about fashion.

I am not typically known for what I wear. This is because clothing, to me, serves a purpose. That purpose is to keep me warm and reasonably dry. My wardrobe comes in five colors: grey, blue, black brown and green … Continue reading

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Cheap Thrills.

This is my dog, Thor Michaelson: He is completely awesome. He has a majestic tail, a handsome profile and devil-may-care attitude. PLUS, a floppy ear. Everybody knows that some of the best dogs have floppy ears. He is an all … Continue reading

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Soooo…This happened.

We still have a land line. I don’t know why. Our only phone is a retro-style rotary phone with a great big clunky receiver near which I constantly have to yell DO NOT PLAY WITH THAT, THAT IS OUR ACTUAL … Continue reading

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