I Smelled Like Smelt – Dad Memories

I Smelled Like Smelt Today (January 16, 2016) would have been Dad’s 77th birthday.  After he passed away last August, I posted this remembrance on the blog.  If you haven’t read it, I encourage you to take a few minutes and catch up on Dad’s life and a few of my favorite memories of the man. …

Writing Archive – The Talking Snowman

My dad’s 77th birthday would have been this coming Saturday.  In this story from childhood I cast him as a villain, and I can’t recall why I did that.   I suppose it added an extra layer in the fight between good and evil. I was probably a little young to understand that I basically wrote a…

Writing Archive – Three Amigos Movie Review

Here’s another article written for my high school newspaper, the Viking Voice.  This was published during my senior year.  I was given the fun assignment of doing the movie review for that month’s issue! Three Amigos Satisfies Thirst for No-frills, Slapstick Comedy In the era of silent movies, an exciting array of cowboy heroes rode…