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Power to the pixel: Virtual FantasyCon 2016

Virtual FantasyCon is a fun and interesting online event happening in October and best of all it’s free. The location is your computer. You can drop by any day during the event and check out the booths for that day. … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Cyber Convention Cover Wars

WOO FREAKING HOO!! “The Redoubt” has made it into Round #2 of #B2BCyCon Cover Wars. Thank you all so much for voting. Now, vote in Round Two and propel “The Redoubt” onward. It’s in the Fourth Match of Round #2 … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season

Christmas makes me cranky. For one thing, it’s not my holiday to celebrate. To delight in the charming and colorful lighting displays, the brilliant red color spots of poinsettias, the fragrance of pine and cloves and the tantalizing tease of lavishly wrapped presents seems hypocritical … Continue reading

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It ain’t over yet

In the past few weeks I’ve been immersed in an interesting new phenomenon: FantasyCon. A group called Flavor of Fantasy along with a bunch of authors, publishers, bloggers and artists has put together a gigantic online fantasy and sci fi event … Continue reading

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It’s just FANTASTIC

Hark and take heed! A time of fantasy and wonder is upon the virtual land! In the past few weeks I’ve been immersed in an interesting new phenomenon. A group called Flavor of Fantasy along with a bunch of authors, … Continue reading

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Come to FantasyCon

I barely got the calendar page turned to October but November is already busied out. Of course it’s National Novel Writing Month and I will be doing that but first I’m going to FantasyCon. You should too if you love … Continue reading

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Land of 10,000 lakes

Part of what pried me away from my desk Labor Day weekend to attend a wedding anniversary party was that this one was golden. Former Port Aransans Alice and Sam Marks were celebrating 50 years of marriage. An event like … Continue reading

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Ephemeral art

SandFest 2014 brings a festival of ephemeral art to Port Aransas Friday through Sunday, April 11 through 13, 2014. This is the 18th Annual Texas SandFest. More than a dozen world-class master sculptors and hundreds of amateurs will create stunning … Continue reading

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Get ready for the ArtAbout

The Port Aransas ArtAbout will be Oct. 19. This is one of my favorite community events. Check out my stories in the October issue of TexasNOW magazine for details and plan to attend. Look for me on the art walk. … Continue reading

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Open House was shrimply awesome!

Part field trip, part festival, the University of Texas Marine Sciences Institute’s free annual Open House held Saturday, August 13, 2011, offered almost more to learn and enjoy than a single day could contain…more

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