Category Archives: Imagination

Ever Seen a Whale Dance Down a Street?

Ever Seen a Whale Dance Down a Street? Clyde the Green Giraffe and Marty McDinkle love to sit under the Tickletoe Tree and think how funny the world would be… …if whales walked on streets, cars traveled on buses that … Continue reading

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From the Other Side of the Door

If you’ve seen the movie “Frozen”–and if you have young children or grandchildren you’ve probably seen it many times–you’ll probably recall the scene where the younger sister is begging her older sister who is locked behind a door to come … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of the Cover of Palpable Imaginings

Palpable cover proof The link will take you to the proof of the front cover and spine of Palpable Imaginings. I still need to get the text for the back cover to the designer before it will be completed, but … Continue reading

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While my posts on this blog tend to be up-beat, I also have a darker side. It comes out in my writing of fiction. To avoid reader whiplash between the lighter and darker sides of my writing, I created a … Continue reading

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I apologize that I’m barraging you with so many announcements so close together, but since two more books will be released shortly, I thought I better tell you about a different project now. I’ve begun writing my first fictional short … Continue reading

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“Clyde and I” Children’s Song, Story, and Possibly Book Update

I recently posted a children’s story/poem titled “Clyde and I”. I shared it with My Beloved, some parents and grandparents of young children, and my song co-writer, and got an unexpectedly enthusiastic response from them. My song co-writer (who has … Continue reading

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Songwriting Update and Two Photo/Artwork Contests

No More Secrets No More Lies Final Mix w Loralee MP3 WFH LC 102512 Katie Sue Final Mix w truck Noises MP3 23oct12 The first song I listed on song-selling sites, “Nature’s Symphony” so far has had digital distribution via … Continue reading

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I enjoyed this creative, clever, fun, and short video and think you will too. Love, Russ

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To Gnome Me Is To Love Me

When My Beloved and I went on our honeymoon we were young and on a fairly tight budget. We drove to various places. During the trip we took a detour to the Oregon Caves. On our way to them, on … Continue reading

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