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Showing posts from March, 2012

Kindle Fire, Meeting Brian Jacques, My Distinguished Flying Cross, St Patrick's Day & More

Quickly find Kindle Fire editions of my picture books: Mark your calendar: On April 24, Brian Jacques' last book, The Rogue Crew, is coming out in paperback. My family and I met Brian during what I believe was his last U.S. tour. He talked with us and signed books for my son who was a huge Redwall fan. After meeting Brian, I wrote a tribute to him and his books ( I have an upcoming feature article about Brian.

A friend just sent me a high-res picture of the distinguished flying cross, which I was awarded in the Persian Gulf War. Came out very nicely, and I've posted it on my Facebook wall (

Love St Patrick's Day? St Patrick's Day Screensaver for Windows. Download the installer file ( and then double-click to install the screensaver. If you don't want to use the s...elf-installing executable fil…