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Creak Crack

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I Was a Daredevil Paperboy!

My Real Memoir As a result of my regular self-disfigurements, Mom and Dad began keeping a closer watch on me. But then I was set free by the most reckless device known to boy: A Bike! Our hilly little suburb … Continue reading

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How to Answer Kids’ Toughest Questions

Photo by Carina Chen Thought for the Week Who created Stonehenge? Or the statues at Easter Island? And how were the pyramids built (were Legos involved)? All great mysteries. But the greatest mystery of all is, “How do we answer … Continue reading

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Playful, Whimsical Homes

Work is where we, well, work. But our homes are where we play. So why not let our homes play with us? These houses, furnishing and decorations do something rare and valuable: They make us smile! Click on any image … Continue reading

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Skateboarding in the Stone Age

My Real Memoir My buddies and I invented skateboarding. Kind of. There were two types of skates back in the stone age: 1) Pro skates with smooth “clay” wheels that you could rent at the local roll-a-rama. You’d glide around … Continue reading

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Disaster Under the Double Moon

The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Zack shot a glance across his shoulder. The peculiar orb had … Continue reading

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Newspapers and Talking Birds

My Real Memoir Dad was ambitious to a fault. Acquiring a newspaper dealership in a brand-spanking-new suburb was great (honestly, I don’t recall any more than the usual amount of spanking). But it would be some time before enough customers … Continue reading

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Animals: What’s Not to Love?

I’m on record as a card-carrying animal-lover. But, I mean, what’s not love? Enjoy your weekend! Click on any image to enlarge it, to read caption, or to begin slide show.

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Fall Has Fell!

Artwork by The Creators Canvas Wishing all of my fellow-Northern-Hemispherians a Happy Autumnal Equinox! (And a Happy Spring Equinox to all of my Southern-Hemispherian friends!)  Of course, technically the equinox (“equal night”) was yesterday–or the day before that for those … Continue reading

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The Day My World Got Bigger

My Real Memoir Learn how to sign your name! Seriously! Sometime near the end of 2nd grade, I signed my first work of art using an ancient form of chirography called “cursive.” It depicts a rather short Native American boy … Continue reading

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