Of Course I Wrote a Dan Book

When the Safer at Home orders came down, some people asked me, “Are you going to write another book during all of this free time?” And I was really annoyed, because I didn’t have any more free time! I have a child, and it was spring, and I had to make lunch a lot. But… Read more »

  • The Flaming Lips are Playing Atlanta

    The Many Trips of the Flaming Lips

  • Free Range Freezing

    This is today’s weather: It’s the warmest day we’ve had in a while. We have an automatic chicken door that opens when the sun comes up and closes when the sun goes down. I normally turn it off to “closed all the time” when it gets down in the single digits, and I put a… Read more »

  • house burning down coloring page


    Lachesism Oh, if my house burned down, if the tornado hit, how sweet it would be!

  • Mulder “Muppet,” Sheep Gigolo

    Mulder isn’t really our sheep. Some kind friends have loaned him to us, so that he might get it on with our lady sheep and make more black sheep with great wool! My idea is to eventually make felted top hats with the black wool from all of the sweet little black lambs. This is… Read more »

  • Previews: Tufa One

    Which do you like best? The short preview of the Tufa Coloring Book: Or the long preview of the Tufa Coloring Book?

  • Spiritual Nostalgia

    Spiritual mumbo jumbo by the New-Age Bullshit Generator.

  • A NSFW Fair Well to 2016 (Good Riddance)

  • *The First Year

    *I wrote this for the “Reader’s Write” section of my favorite magazine, The Sun. The topic was, “The First Year.”   *************** My first year of teaching, I taught sixth grade: three two-hour blocks and then a twenty minute “homeroom” class at the end of the day. The homeroom was supposed to be your core… Read more »

  • You May Call Me “Beautiful Creature”

    There was a bunch of fuss on twitter about Steve Martin’s tribute to Carry Fisher: Sweet, isn’t it? Not everyone thought so: Steve Martin ended up taking the post down, because it was so controversial. Seriously? You can read the whole story here. I would just like to put it out there right now: When… Read more »

  • Slow Down for Ice and Curves in the Road

    I was going to blog about how someone just ran over our sign in front of our house, but my daughter already did it beautifully here. I’ll just post the before and after photos. The before: The after: Just last week, someone came within four feet of hitting our actual house. It was our neighbor. And… Read more »