A Beastie Taste of the Tropics

I had planned to continue on with the next installment of Finn McSpool's Beastie Tales of Ireland, but a couple weeks ago, as I was sifting through my Traffic Donkey photos, I noticed Tammie Beastie was missing. She's easy to overlook since she's kind of quiet and generally keeps to herself, but since we have … Continue reading A Beastie Taste of the Tropics

Finn Sees Into the Fruity Future

It's another couple weeks that Finn McSpool hasn't gotten out and about. While he's complaining that this is ruining his chances to have the paparazzi chase him down and slap his photo on the cover of a gossip magazine, I have assured him that a BIG adventure is coming his way very soon. Luckily, Beasties … Continue reading Finn Sees Into the Fruity Future

A Monster Wander Through the Not-So Wintry Garden

After going on a lot recently about monsters - Doubt Monsters, Amazonian Monsters - I've been looking forward to a post featuring that far-friendlier monster, Finn McSpool! This year, the Pacific Northwest has thumbed its nose at the seasons and declared that winter is definitely NOT coming. While I was putting away all the dragon … Continue reading A Monster Wander Through the Not-So Wintry Garden

Finn McSpool’s Treacherous Trip to Kula Botanical Garden

This week's look back at Finn McSpool's Hawaiian Adventure takes him away from the beautiful beaches and bustling towns of West Maui and whisks him off to the slopes of a volcano in East Maui where he got into a little trouble at the Kula Botanical Gardens. Some Back Story Now, before we start this … Continue reading Finn McSpool’s Treacherous Trip to Kula Botanical Garden

It’s Wine Time for Finn McSpool

Right now is one of my favorite times of year. Even though it's sad to see summer quickly fading away, the silver lining to those impending autumn storm clouds is the abundance of free food around the neighborhood. Plum trees in schoolyards are kindly giving up their fruit, neighbors are begging you to take away … Continue reading It’s Wine Time for Finn McSpool