Monday, January 31, 2022


El Rejecto

Welp, that Telepathy story I wrote was rejected by magazine. I should have seen that coming! Fortunately, Good Deed Rain will publish it later this year in another great collection of new stories.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

all that stuff

Hah! Another funny moment in Simak's story "Jackpot."

simak stories

Some of the Clifford Simak short stories I love: All the Traps of Earth, Good Night Mr. James, Dusty Zebra, Lulu, Green Thumb, The Big Front Yard


I've been enjoying discovering the short stories of Clifford Simak. He's already inspired me to write 2 new stories this week and furthermore has complimented me in turn in this passage from his story "Jackpot":

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

maybe a mermaid

"I've been an amateur telepath all of my life." That's the start of a new story I'm writing now. It might even have a mermaid in it. Or not. We're standing by to see.

Monday, January 24, 2022

the potato biz

Alas, they found out too late it was not financially feasible to send the entire crop via toy trains.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

4 deer

We still have deer in our town walking around

Friday, January 14, 2022

Franky in April, 1949

Another mysterious photo from the thriftshop. The back of picture reads: "April 19, 1949/ Parking lot--Franky driving out/ Presbyterian church"

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Clifford Simak

Excited to discover the writing of Clifford Simak. Been reading his wildly inspired short stories. I've been writing similar short stories lately too and it's fun to have him shadowing me.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

New Yorker Cartoon

My latest imaginary contribution to The New Yorker magazine:

Thursday, January 6, 2022


Wednesday, January 5, 2022

good citizen

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

A Tense Moment...

100 million years ago

and now

And now it's time for Laughing with the Dinosaurs!

Monday, January 3, 2022

time machine

The snow had melted and he found a time machine buried in the wet leaves.