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A CURE FOR OLD AGE

  Announcer (in a deep, manly, announcer voice): Stay tuned at the end of this blog for a chance to win free prizes. Now excuse me while I go smoke a couple more packs of cigarettes so my voice gets … Continue reading

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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 BARBERSHOP

My grandpa was a barber. He wasn’t a hairdresser or hairstylist. He was a barber. If you had called him a cosmetologist, he would have decked you, because he was a good Baptist and wouldn’t have anyone thinking he belonged … 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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MY MOUNTAIN MAN

I’ve always had an inner mountain man. I’m one of those guys who feels he was born a hundred years too late. Deep inside me is a grizzled old man yearning to live off the land and fight Indians—although nowadays … Continue reading

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THE ELVES AND THE STORYMAKER

Sometimes people ask me what is the best part about being a writer. Usually I tell them it’s the creativity, but actually it’s not having to wear a suit or a uniform when I write. I spent twenty-six years having … 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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