(ODD)yssey, Blog Post

This striking cemetery sculpture is an angel, not a knight

When Sweetums and I visited Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio, last year, we were awed by the incredible buildings, gardens and statuary. It is a beautiful place. Click here to read about Garfield’s haunted castle. Click here to read about the angel who cries black tears. One monument that stood out was an incredibly intricate… Continue reading This striking cemetery sculpture is an angel, not a knight

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Our Rent-a-Squatch business is finally a reality! Details here

It has finally happened! Sweetums and I are announcing the debut of our business, Rent-a-Squatch. I know many of you have been waiting and hoping since the release of my book, “Not Quite Right,” I which I discussed Sweetums’ plan to rent himself out while in Bigfoot costume for birthday parties and events. Not only… Continue reading Our Rent-a-Squatch business is finally a reality! Details here

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Bigfoot: A History (Guest blog by Sweetums)

April 11, 2019, will mark a first for me: I am speaking at the Monroe County Public Library in Monroeville, Ala., and I will be with a special guest, Bigfoot. That's right, Sasquatch (aka Sweetums) will be accompanying me, at the library's request, and handing out Squatch-o-Grams, little bits of Bigfoot wisdom. I am speaking… Continue reading Bigfoot: A History (Guest blog by Sweetums)

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My latest theory on why Sweetums sings the wrong lyrics to every childhood song

Over the years, I’ve developed several theories about why Sweetums learned the wrong lyrics to virtually every childhood song – alien, shape-shifting Bigfoot, your basic nut – but now I have a new one. I think he was raised in another dimension, one that was exactly like this one except all the children’s songs had… Continue reading My latest theory on why Sweetums sings the wrong lyrics to every childhood song

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The only thing we have to fear is … teenagers

This week's column for It's a Southern Thing is about things we fear in the South. It was inspired by a Facebook post about a crazy-ass woodpecker that sets off people's trypophobia. You can read the new column by clicking here. The post reminded me of a little piece I wrote for "Fairly Odd Mother:… Continue reading The only thing we have to fear is … teenagers