Category Archives: Life Happenings!

sickening. Simply sickening.

This year I entered the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award competition and unlike past years I made it into the second round. It was in that round that I fell to the wayside. I imagine that all the contestants that were … Continue reading

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We come from an island

We come from an island. A motivated island. They call that island Parris Island. – Marine Corps Cadence Christopher’s platoon, the Music City Young Marines, came back Friday evening on 20July2012. They came back motivated, hard core, and changed. The change was especially … Continue reading

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Bundle of frayed nerves

Monday has come and gone, and it’s only Wednesday. Chris, my son, left for MCRD Parris Island Monday morning at 0405 (4:05AM CST) for his four “summer camp”.     For those that don’t know, Chris is a Private First Class … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day, America!

I wanted to take a moment and wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Enjoy the swimming, cook-outs, and fire works and happy birthday to the United States!

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Werewolf Con or just a con

Edit 12/19/2012: My wife received a call from Robert Griffiths today concerning my refund. I have received a full refund 11 months after I first paid, and almost eight months since the event was cancelled. The related post concerning this … Continue reading

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This just in…

Madison, TN – Tree frogs have become the new fashion head-gear for 8-year-old girls. Fashion trailblazer Sarah McKinney had this to say, “I think he’s cute. I’ll name him Buddy and wear him on my head and love him forever.” Parents are … Continue reading

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Introducing PFC Christopher McKinney – Music City Young Marines

This weekend was busy and the highlight of it all was Christopher graduating from the Music City Young Marines boot camp. I’ve blogged about his training during training week 7, and now the 13 weeks of recruit training is over. Christopher is now a Young … Continue reading

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The Night Man Cometh… and he reviewed Dog World

Hey, hey everyone. I meant to have this post up this morning, but one thing after another got in the way. Today is the day I am hosted by Tony-Paul de Vissage as part of my Dog World blog tour. Tony … Continue reading

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Dog World short story guest post on Swedish Zombie

Hey everyone. I just wanted to take a moment and let everyone know that my short story, Final Call, is up on swedishzombie.com. Final Call is the story of two Miami-Dade county paramedics caught up in the werewolf apocalypse of the Dog World universe. Like … Continue reading

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Returning to my roots. Well, my writing roots at least.

Today’s post is about me taking a little time, not much mind you, to go back to where my writing started; middle grade fiction. Almost a decade ago I started writing a series of mid-grade books titled Sheriff Teddy. I … Continue reading

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