Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Cold, Rainy Halloween!

A cold, rainy Halloween is predicted for much of North America tonight. Sing this song to keep warm, little zombies (and princesses): And remember to bundle up–or you’ll catch your death!

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We are With You

“Do not be afraid,” the prophet Elisha answered, “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” ~2 Kings 6:16 Just joining my voice with the many mourning and praying for those affected by the senseless, … Continue reading

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My Brief but Glorious Career as a Monster

I had a huge affection for monsters as a kid. From Dr. Frankenstein’s befuddled electro-charged jarhead to that ultimate rejected pound puppy, the Wolfman. So once I got old enough to say no to Mom’s “you would look adorable in … Continue reading

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Listen to Your Creator

“He will be gracious at the sound of your cry. When He hears, He will answer you…and whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: ‘This is the way–walk in … Continue reading

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They Just Don’t Make Monsters the Way They Used To

When I was a kid, Halloween was a big deal. I loved monsters, and regularly built monster models: The Mummy (with real cloth!), Frankenstein’s monster, King Kong (with real fake fur), the Invisible Man (an empty stand with footprints). I … Continue reading

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Movies that Have Changed Me

The Comedies I was challenged recently by a Facebook friend to list “10 Movies that Impacted Me” (I won’t mention her name, but it starts with the letters “Marla”). The catch? I was only allowed to post an image, no … Continue reading

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Finding a Publisher

Oh, the humanity: Am I the only writer who fears he’s lost the magic every time he sits down at a keyboard?  Ah, but then what made me think I had any magic to begin with? Writers wear two conflicting … Continue reading

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