Monthly Archives: January 2014

how to speak dog: introduction and lesson #1

The first in a series to help you better communicate with your canine Friends.   Welcome!  I am assuming you have come to this page because you are interested in dogs and wish to learn how better to understand and converse with them.  What … Continue reading

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what fred said

    Ten years ago today, my father-in-law Fred Blahut died of COPD, and not a day goes by when I am not reminded of him.  I first met Fred in late 1985, when I started dating his daughter Joni.  … Continue reading

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“a dog’s purpose”

As I’m writing a novel about dogs, I’ve been trying to find and read similar works, motivated mostly by the desire to avoid doing stuff that’s already been done.  Some of the books have been terrible; some have been interesting … Continue reading

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yeah, that’s what I said, too…

The folks at How It Should Have Ended echo my thoughts on the trainwreck that is the latest Hobbit movie.         *sigh*

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the last word on the navajo water project and dtd

Okay, now I’m just showing off.  This article ran in my local newspaper, The Bay Times, and in its sister, the Record Observer, as well as the Easton-based Star Democrat (parent paper of the other two).      Since Day 1 of … Continue reading

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“lost dogs”: a progress report

It’s been just over a year since I announced Lost Dogs, my work-in-progress writing project.  I am well into drafting the second act (of three) of LD (almost 58K words, currently), though not as far along as I would like.  … Continue reading

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