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The Withnail & I cottage is going on sale! I must have it — my pal Peg and I have decided we must scheme to make it ours, so please give generously so we can go re-create the film’s misadventures. Yes, yes — of course you can come visit. Hare optional.The farmhouse goes under the…

Hello Kitty auf Deutsch

I forgot to mention Elena’s faboo gift — a German Hello Kitty magazine. It came with a cool silver clutch bag, too! It has articles on things like which color scheme fits you, how to make egg-warmers (it’s the March 2008 issue and has an Easter theme — I couldn’t find this issue’s cover on…

My Brilliant Career

Good-bye academia, I will now be devoting my life to raising these fine creatures for fun and profit…

What was that Name?

We had lunch today with Dan, Krista and Kaitlin which was great. If only I could remember the name of that restaurant where we ate. It’s on the tip of my tongue…

SF Pix

The Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park — gorgeous! Among the seemingly endless “Don’t” signs at the Botanical Gardens was one demanding you not feed the squirrels; however, coming up to a huge cypress tree we were suddenly surrounded by a herd of squirrels all of whom clearly expected to be fed, but we remained…

Xmas Pix

Murray on the tree topXmas Chicken (Robert wouldn’t hold it still)Fine plate o’ Xmas cookies (nice work, boys)

When Little Joe the Krampus Met

Hop on over to Radio Wombat for the latest podcast, “When Little Joe the Krampus Met” which is also available in a quieter version as a chapbook if you prefer. Perfect for holiday gifts, unless you want to go totally BISON for the season (and who doesn’t?). It’s barely registered with me that it’s December…

Publication: The Princess and Her Pig

On line now at New Fairy Tales magazine, you will find my poem “The princess and her pig” with a cute illustration and a picture of the real princess, Sophie with her pig. The magazine is chock full of gorgeous illustrations and wonderful stories and poems. Enjoy! (If you do enjoy it, please consider giving…

Fiction/Non-Fiction

From the official Empire State Building site: Narrating the tour is Tony, a fictional, but nonetheless authentic, native New Yorker born 50 years ago in Chelsea, an area of Manhattan not yet the hot, trendy neighborhood it is today. The tour is written from Tony’s point of view and is filled with his colorful, amusing…