A Monstrous Pest Problem in My Fruity Garden

After a few false starts, spring is truly getting underway now in Portland -- actually, it seems we've skipped over spring altogether and launched right into summer! Regardless, winter's well over and that means my garden turning into a jungle. Unfortunately, I'm also dealing with a certain stripey pest problem... Classified in scientific terms as … Continue reading A Monstrous Pest Problem in My Fruity Garden

Finn McSpool Goes Back To Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day, also know as "The Day Everyone is Irish" or perhaps "Green Beer Day" or maybe even "Day Americans Eat Corned Beef Thinking It's An Irish Speciality." Whatever you call it, if you can't get to Ireland or even a good Irish pub today, Finn McSpool has got you covered as he … Continue reading Finn McSpool Goes Back To Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

Has Finn McSpool Met His Match?

Paperback lovers may have rejoiced on Wednesday when I made my announcement about the complete series of Domna now being available, but there was one book-loving monster who was especially excited at the sight of this massive tome...in an uncharacteristically athletic way. There's really no explaining this sporty turn on the blog, best just to … Continue reading Has Finn McSpool Met His Match?