Resurrecting the Blog

Okay, I admit, it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. That’s because I’ve been working on a major redesign. From now on, this blog will focus on something that’s tremendously important to me: kitty litter.

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Zombie Unicorns, and Why I Hate Them

Okay, technically this post isn’t about zombie unicorns or why I hate them. It’s about a short story I wrote called Why I Hate Zombie Unicorns, which you can read over at Shimmer. This is the first short story I’ve

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Mudville, 2358 (Casey at the Bat, With Aliens)

Casey at the Bat, with aliens.

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Pop Quiz: Internet Marketing

1. On which website would you be most likely to find an ad for used kitty litter? The Onion Craigslist Amazon.com 2. Take a moment to examine Figure 1. What’s wrong with this picture? In description on the left, the

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Valentine (2014)

Roses are red Violets are blue My library books Are all overdue. Roses are red Violets are too Rose-colored glasses Are what I see through. Roses are red Goulash is stew Have a nice meal And don’t get the flu.

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Why Cats Are Better Than Dogs

If you have any doubt that cats are better than dogs, please take a few minutes to do the following: 1. Sit in a comfy chair in a warm room with a cup of your favorite hot beverage. 2. Read

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The Making of OmaMania! The Musical

A few months ago, Hippie Cahier had a great idea: she wanted to create a video in honor of fellow blogger Omawarison, who’d recently retired from his day job. Her plan was ambitious: gather a couple dozen bloggers in one place and create a video in a single weekend. I was up for the challenge. I just had one concern: I’ve seen enough movies to know that if a group this size gathers in one place for a weekend, one of two things will happen: they’ll either pull off an intricately-plotted heist or be murdered one by one. I mentioned this to Hippie and told her I strongly preferred the heist scenario. She agreed.

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Yes, Virginia, There Is An Apple Core

DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say that apples don’t really have cores. Papa says, ‘If you see it in THE SUN it’s so.’ Please tell me the truth; do apple cores exist? Virginia

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Six Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Santa Claus

How much do you know about Santa Claus? Most people are unaware of these six basic facts. 1. Santa initially used birds to deliver presents. He ended this practice after receiving many complaints: the owls, hungry after a hard night’s

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Ten Reasons Why I Haven’t Updated My Blog Lately

1. I’ve been busy at work. I know everyone always says that, but my job is really challenging. Performing brain surgery while rescuing kittens from burning buildings is harder than it sounds. 2. I was abducted by aliens. Really boring

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