Jul 13, 2020

What the Hell, Will?

What the Hell, Will?

You know the dream. The one where you're in line somewhere, maybe the Super Target™ or a grocery store. A busy day. People everywhere. Only then do you realize you are buck-ass naked—not a stitch of clothing. This was kinda like that. A twisted little tale. Personally, I blame Will.

Jun 11, 2020

Lambwatch 2020!

Lambwatch 2020!

#Cutenessoverload has commenced. Or as we like to say, Lambwatch! For the next month, about 20 ewes (sheep mothers) will be giving birth. It is a month of no sleep and emergency interventions. And lots and lots of cute!

Jun 7, 2020

The Wolf Who Cried Boy

The Wolf Who Cried Boy

Older dogs can be exceptionally sweet, but they will inevitably require special care and attention. Since they can't talk to you, you really need to see the signs of aging and reward their lifetime of service with patience and understanding. In this case, the challenges are all mental.

Apr 25, 2020

The Space Between (sentences)

The Space Between (sentences)

The argument for two spaces between sentences in modern writing is akin to refusing to turn off caps lock when texting or sending an email. Or to butcher Orwell, "One space good, two spaces bad."

Jan 2, 2020

Welcome to the '20s

Welcome to the '20s

When does a decade begin and end? Answer: whereas a decade can reference any ten years, THE decade is a period spanning years "xxx0" to "xxx9". In fact, a new decade has just begun. But some confuse the beginning and ending years. If so, they are usually victims of a very common logic error.

Dec 15, 2019

I'm a Poet

I'm a Poet

You are a poet if you write poetry, but validation in the form of publication is a real treat. And guess what? I am now a published poet!

Nov 20, 2019

I Won NaNoWriMo 2019

I Won NaNoWriMo 2019

Writing a novel is hard. It is the writing community's marathon. But NaNoWriMo is a unique event that galvanizes the writing community and generates a creative energy that you, as a writer, can tap into to help propel your story forward. And yes maybe, write that novel. It certainly helped me.

Nov 8, 2019

Don't Taunt the Machine

Don't Taunt the Machine

Government bureaucracy is a complicated machine with the workers who make up the component parts merely cogs of an uncaring master.

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