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COFFEE AND A FREE BOOK

                                                  MONKEY POOP COFFEE My wife went to the doctor a few days ago and received some devastating news. She has to … GIVE UP COFFEE! She had some DNA tests done and they discovered her body can’t process … Continue reading

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THE HEAT DANCE

It’s almost the end of October and the yearly heat dance has started. It began when my wife asked me to change the furnace filter. “Did you want me to start the furnace?” I asked, knowing full well what the … Continue reading

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SPIRIT LAKE AND ALMONDS

My novel The Almond People will be out in early 2017. It’s my fifth novel, and my first horror novel. When my first novel was published, people would sometimes call me a writer, and I’d always say, “Pounding one nail doesn’t … Continue reading

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SWEDE, BUD AND A PNW

The first actual eight-hour-a-day-hate-it-after-two-hours-but have-to-keep-working-because-I-need-the-money-to-buy-frivolous-junk-I–thought-I-just-had-to-have job I ever had was in the summer when I was in high school. I worked nights at a chicken canning factory that made C-Rations for the military. (True story: Years later, I ran into … Continue reading

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THE AUTOMATIC CAT

I’ve always believed cats are alien beings from another planet that have come here to conquer Earth. They would have already accomplished their goal if they had opposable thumbs to hold death guns, and their brains weren’t the size of … Continue reading

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PICKING OUT A CAMPER

When my wife and I retire in a few years, we plan on doing some traveling. My wife has this idea that if we buy a $40,000 camper and pull it with a $60,000 truck that gets three gallons to … Continue reading

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GARDENING FOR FUN

I’m gardening again. This is the time of year when I till, plant and weed a piece of ground while Mother Nature watches and laughs manically. Right now, early in the season, my garden is in tiptop shape. It’s orderly—you … Continue reading

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