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 »

  • Coming Not Very Soon: Night of the Krampus

    Krampus is springing forth, and he’s a musician When you become a $25 a month Patreon member, one of the perks is that you get to tell me what my next book is about. The next book, as dictated by patron Heather, is going to be about Krampus the Christmas demon, and how he only… Read more »

  • Mother Fools Show

    The Tenderfoot Collective (which includes me) will be showing art on the walls of Mother Fools Coffee House at 1101 Williamson Street, Madison, Wisconsin, for the month of August. You are invited to come and see our art and have some coffee and vegan fare any time during August. If you would like to see… Read more »


  • Sheep for Sale: Ghirardelli and Toblerone

    These two year old ewes are sisters and like to be together. They are a part of a group of dark brown sheep born two years ago that we have named, “The Chocolate Club,” so they all are named after kinds of chocolate. They would be a lot darker if we had coats on them…. Read more »

  • Sheep For Sale: Hershey and her Ewe Lamb

    Hershey is a two year old ewe, and this is her one week old lamb, who is also female. Breed: Jacob / Corriedale Cross 50/50 Temperament: Honestly a little crazy. Mother does not like people. Wool: soft, dense and dark. I sheared her myself a month ago. (I am not a professional, obviously. I only… Read more »

  • Sheep for Sale: Seven Yearling Wethers

    I have seven yearling wethers that I would like to sell as a group. Breed: Jacob / Corriedale Cross (More Jacob than Corriedale, about 75% Jacob, 25% Corriedale) Temperament: Surprisingly mellow for being so much Jacob. Most of them let me pet them on the nose. Wool: Some are dark brown/ black, some are white… Read more »

  • Sheep for Sale: Viola and Her Ram Lamb

    Viola is one of our first sheep, which means she is about nine years old now. Viola is a Jacob. We got her from Cold Valley Farm, originally. She has been a very good producer for us, both of wool and lambs. I only want to sell her because she had a bad case of… Read more »

  • Mimi Jacob

    All Before Breakfast

    I’ve been waking up at the crack of dawn to feed the little bottle lamb in the barn. Then the puppy, Mike Vivaldi, always wants to go for a walk. I took him along this morning to check and see if any lambs were born in the night. Not quite… But Mimi was on the… Read more »

  • Gallery Night in Madison

    I have been accepted to show my lovely wool sculptures next Friday, May 3 at the Jackie Macaulay Gallery, The Social Justice Center, 1202 Williamson Street, Madison. The opening is 5-9, though I’m not sure I will be there the entire time. This is Gallery night, where basically every place in Madison becomes an art… Read more »

  • Attention Colorists with a Sense of Humor!

    The new Birds in Beards, number 3: Weird Beards (Beards as Birds) is now available both as a paper book AND digitally! You can run, but you can’t hide from the men with beards! They are everywhere you would normally see birds. Are you going crazy? Or are you just coloring the latest Birds in… Read more »