Blog-hopping cats

Today my cats are featured on J. Kathleen Cheney’s blog. They had no confetti to throw, but that didn’t stop them from celebrating their newfound fame.

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A Scene From My Laundry Room, Earlier This Week

The scene: a technician has come to my home to fix my dryer. Dryer Technician (D.T.): What seems to be the problem? Me: Well, it gets hot, but it doesn’t rotate. And it makes a noise. D.T.: (turns dryer on)

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2015 Year In Review

In 2015, I published a grand total of one blog post, embarrassingly titled “Resurrecting the Blog”. Oops. I’ll try to do better in 2016. I did have a few things published elsewhere. There were three original short stories: I am Graalnak

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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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Elsewhere …

I have some publications in other places, including short stories at Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, and Daily Science Fiction, and a list of overly-wordy LOLCat captions on McSweeney's.

Things I found in my cat's water bowl.

A blog about my cat Holly's end of life.

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