January 26, 2021

43 years sounds like a long time ago but for me, it feels like maybe 15 or 20. Of course, if someone says “That was 20 years ago” I always think they’re talking about 1989. Time sure does fly, as the saying goes. But it has been that long since the Blizzard of ’78 –…

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January 15, 2021

When I was building the website for The Mice Storm, I did a quick Google Image search. I was hoping to find a wintry farmhouse photo that looked very similar to the one in the final act of the book. And I found it. The photo was on the DeviantArt site and was taken by…

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December 12, 2020

Quite a few of our memories are based on big events that have happened to us. Many people have endured horrific disasters in their lifetimes – floods, earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes, to name a few. For me? The biggest storm in my life – the one that left an indelible mark – was the Blizzard…

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