Monthly Archives: January 2013

the unbearable sadness of snoopy, come home

While cogitating on something else today, I recalled this, which I had the book version of when I was a kid.  Every time I would read Snoopy, Come Home, I would cry, and I am only a little ashamed to … Continue reading

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wicked uncle kenton’s way-back video jukebox

I’m feeling poorly today, so I thought I’d play you “Sick Again.”  It’s a Led Zeppelin song that casual listeners of the band probably aren’t familiar with.     Being a Zep song, it is, needless to say, about sex … Continue reading

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wicked uncle kenton’s way-back video jukebox

Everything you need to know about the early ’80s, you can learn from Duran Duran.         Questions?    

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doggy synchronicity

It’s one of those stories that immediately sent me to Snopes.com to see if it was for real.  Apparently, it is:   http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/loyal-dog-attends-mass-church-funeral-153655088.html   Coincidentally, one of the major themes of my upcoming book, Lost Dogs, is loyalty–but then, you’d probably … Continue reading

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lost dogs and dtd

Sometimes when people find out I’ve written a book, they ask if I’m doing a sequel.  The answer is “no.”  I spent about 9 years drafting, rewriting, re-rewriting, shopping around, self-publishing, and promoting Dragontamer’s Daughters, and I’m ready for a different project.  As … Continue reading

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wicked uncle kenton’s way-back video jukebox

Because you young people these days have no sense of history, gather ’round, kiddies, and Wicked Uncle Kenton will play you a tune from his mis-spent youth.  Let’s turn back the dial to 1983, when Ronnie Reagan was President; the … Continue reading

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and then there were five

This past Monday, we took our cat Mooch (the fellow below) to the vet to be put down.  He would have been 12 in March.  We’ve had him since May, 2008 (as you can see here) and he was sickly … Continue reading

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getting “lost”

It’s a new year and I’m working on a new writing project, Lost Dogs.  It’s not a sequel to Dragontamer’s Daughters: it’s a science-fiction novel set in the present on Kent Island, MD (where I live).  It’s not only about dogs, it’s … Continue reading

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