Archive for the ‘General’ Category

40 Years – Knowledge McNuggets

So today I’m 40 years old and I thought about doing a retrospective of some sort.  You know, maybe go back through the old pictures and junk and show people how much (or little) I’ve grown up over the years.  But I don’t know, man.  That seems pretty self-indulgent and let’s face it: a lot of work.

Instead, I thought …

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Troop Bloggy Blogg

So, let’s ignore that I haven’t made a new blog post in well over a year, shall we?  Cool.  I’m glad we had this talk.

I know I’m a week or two behind the news, but I’m still trying to wrap my head around Snoop Dogg’s name change.  I mean, it was bad enough when he dropped the “Doggy” from …

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I Can’t Draw.

When people learn that I write books (you know, for kids) they almost always ask this question:

“Oh, so do you do all the drawings, too?”

When I tell them I couldn’t draw to save my life they end up looking a little disappointed.

Trust me, nobody is as disappointed as I am.

The thing is: My kids LOVE to …

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Two TKTs. Two Days.

You know, I thought I’d be the kind of dad that was always there.  You know.  Ready to build a fort at a moment’s notice.  The kind of guy that doesn’t get tired of going to the park or will watch Mickey Mouse Clubhouse in the morning EVERY morning.  I also thought I’d be the kind of dad who had …

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Grave Diggin’ & Gettin’ Published!

Wow.  Someone should really dust in here, you know?  I’ll get right on that.

As some people might have suspected, I’ve always wanted to be a writer.  Pretty much since forever…you know, if forever is 2nd grade.  Sure there were the occasional career changes I considered along the way (Archaeologist, FBI Agent, movie director, astronaut), but I knew in my …

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Rough Patch (Still Bloggy After All These Years)

I guess it happens to everyone, but dang if it hasn’t hit me full on, just about knocking the teeth out of my dumb-looking head.

I’ve been lazy.  I can’t even say it’s anything like writer’s block, it’ s more like “Eh…Block.”  It’s been a strange and hectic fall and I’m REALLY trying to find my way back into being …

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Getting Back In The Game, Yo.

I don’t even want to talk about how long it’s been since I’ve posted something.

Hey!  How’s it going?

I’ve been good, good.  Thanks for asking.

As you may have surmised, I’ve been busy as all get-out these days.  No sooner did I finish up some books for Stone Arch, than I ended up working on a couple titles for …

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I Guess I Don’t Hate Twitter After All.

Well, hi there.

Some of you might remember a few months back when I said I thought Twitter was dumb.  I might have even said, “Twitter is for people with nothing of real value to say” or even “Get a blog if you want to tell us about your life.”  That kind of thing.  Of course, this is coming from …

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This Is How We Do It – Weight Loss

(fire up the song by Montell Jordan and pack a healthy lunch.  this is a long one!)

Okay, so here’s the part where I come right out and say I’m not an expert on losing weight.  Results may vary.  Don’t try this at home.  Tip your wait staff.

Most of my friends and family know that I signed up for …

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I Made A Movie Last Week

Well, if you’re one of my crazy (and likely irritated) Facebook friends, you’ll know that me and my crew (Soft Drink Productions) worked on a new, short film last week.  Yeah.  That’s right.  As in DURING THE WEEK…WITH OUR FULL-TIME JOBS DURING THE DAY.

Remind me never, ever, ever to do that again.

Here’s the short n’ dirty version of …

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