Archive for "May 2009"

A Day at the Beach

“What do you want to do today?” asked Lavender. “Well, I was thinking. What do you think about taking a trip to the beach? Sebastian has never been, and it would be nice to see and hear the waves again.” replied Lady Bear. “Oh, how wonderful! Lady, you always have the bestest ideas! Sebastian will […]

Won't you be my neighbor?

One and a half years ago, I past the birthday many of us dread the most. 40. Yup. According to myself and many of the kids I went to school with, I’m ancient. Heck, as a kid, a friend and I swore we’d never live past 35. Guess we were wrong. Growing up in the […]

The Wisdom of Dragons

The Nest Lady, Lavender and Sebastian were enjoying another glorious morning in the beautiful meadow in which their home tree was located. Sebastian was now almost a full year old and approaching his full size. He no longer comfortably fit within the tree, but had built a beautiful nest in the crown of their tree. […]

Nina Kimberly

A week ago, another fine podcasting author, Christiana Ellis, made her rush on Amazon with her delightfully fun novel, Nina Kimberly the Merciless. Amazon played some of their infamous games during the day and probably (definitely) kept Ms. Ellis’s numbers from being what they could have been. That being said, there is no reason not […]

Show me yours and I'll show you mine… scars that is!

After having had a few comments (here and on twitter) concerning the bloody eye at the dojang, I thought it might be fun to travel down the path of the weird accidents that have ended in sutures (or perhaps should have) over the course of my childhood. One of the funnier stories (though not if […]

Let's go swimming, or how Lavender learned to fly!

[This is the second part of a (hopefully) continuing saga. The first part (though not necessarily necessary) can be found here at "Dada, tell me a story!" You can also find an original alternate universe piece at the wonderful Emily of New Moon's Blog. Hope you enjoy!] Good morning “Cuckoo” “Mwah!” replied Lady Bear as […]

One day at the dojang…

As previously mentioned, I’ve been involved in the martial arts for over half of my life now. Along the way there have been more than a few causes for levity. This will be the first time that one of my blog entries comes with a warning, but here it is: If you are easily irritated […]

Dada, tell me a story

A Beginning The Walk Once upon a time, there were two teddy bears that lived in a large and beautiful forest. Lavender Bear was known as such because of her beautiful lavender hair. Lady Bear had got her name because she was such a little lady. Her skin was covered in music and her life […]

on being a social hermit

While talking with my wife last night, I realized – once again – that the way I see myself and the way other people see me (due to my interaction with them) are in many ways completely dichotomous. It seems like my entire life, I have been in a role where I was expected to […]

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