How I married a half-deaf, half-blind, half-crazy, non member, ex smoker, ex-alcoholic and learned to love him

Slyfoot said he was half deaf, half blind, and half crazy, but I didn’t think it was true.  People say all sorts of weird things about themselves on the internet to try and make themselves sound interesting, though… I’m not sure all those particular ‘half’s’ are all that interesting as much as intimidating and kinda […]

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Stan The Man

Here’s a short baseball story for your spring break blues:  Written this morning: Scott Holister woke up with a headache.  He used to be what people called a “morning person.”  That was probably because his schedule since he was ten years old was to wake up in the morning and stretch, then a nice long […]

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Illustrations for “The Moral of The Story” by Noelle Campbell

I’m working almost full time (with breaks in between to work my ebay store http://stores.ebay.com/Lonescrappers-Resale-Ranch ::plugplug:: for some REAL money) on my Children’s Book about Aesop’s Fables and developing some new techniques for my faux stained glass art pieces: In this piece, I’ve used white for only part of the faux leading. I think it […]

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I’m just not that into me

When Tolkien was trying to write Lord of the Rings, he didn’t have a blog.  He didn’t even have an agent.  He just had a very determined publisher.  It took decades to finish and even longer for it to be printed.  During this time, Tolkien did not go on publicity tours.  He simply continued his […]

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Evolution of a Book Cover

When people first started binding books, just the name on the side of the book was something only a skilled craftsman could do, embossing or stamping the leather that was used as the cover.  But even the earliest books have decorative covers: Illuminated texts like The Book of The Kells, might have given people the […]

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