My son is also named Bort

My son is also named Bort

The toy companies have got me almost figured out. They keep hitting me right in the nostalgia. Look at these new Simpsons toys. There’s a Homer in the line. And a Moe. But the others are Poochie and the theme park robots from Itchy and Scratchy land that run amok a la...
Maybe one more edit

Maybe one more edit

I’m pretty much your standard grumpy old man when it comes to the changes Lucas made to Star Wars. Yay! Enhance Mos Eisley. Yay! The Millenium Falcon taking off. Why does Boba Fett sound different? That’s not the right song! I didn’t sign on for this! I can admit that...
Project: Thunder Moose

Project: Thunder Moose

Canada had a missile program in the early 50’s. The name of that program was Project Velvet Glove. As an attempt at subterfuge, I get it. With a name like that, any foreign operator would naturally assume it was a secret program to develop new mitten technology. But,...
Coffee for Writers

Coffee for Writers

Coffee for Writers As a service to my fellow authors, copywriters, bloggers, late night night novelists and blue-collar creatives, I have taken it upon myself to test many brands of coffee and report back to you my findings.  For this service, I ask nothing, but know...
Tiny Texas Tradition

Tiny Texas Tradition

I’m not quite ready for a full-blown midlife crisis. But I am ready for a change. We’ll start small, with the things I carry around each day. CRKT Minimalist Bowie I picked this minimalist bowie up from CRKT because I thought would be good to have while paddling...

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