The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn by Christian Knoebel

Charles wants to keep his 13-year-old daughter Lexi happy even if it means taking care of a manipulative, potty mouthed unicorn that continually insults his hospitality, intelligence and manhood. But when it comes to food they have a problem, and Charles finds himself hunting down one of the world's most expensive ingredients in a crime-ridden neighborhood known for its grisly dealings with outsiders.

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Posted 11 years 4 months ago and tagged as The Flats, The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn

I didn't avoid the Flats as a kid. In fact my family came from there. Its "wrong side of the tracks" feel inspired me to put it in The Wrong Way to Feed a Unicorn.

Posted 11 years 5 months ago and tagged as In the News

It's going to take some time to unravel the truth about what star Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o knew when. One thing's for sure: The press ran with the story without ever checking the first of the Five Ws -- who.

Posted 11 years 5 months ago and tagged as In the News

What was that sound I just heard? It was Peter Jennings rolling over in his grave.

Posted 11 years 5 months ago and tagged as In the News, Food, McDonalds

Chickens everywhere rejoiced. Not me. In the McNugget I found a revelation in the unctuous food lube that came with every order: the flavor of barbeque.

Posted 11 years 5 months ago and tagged as In the News

With hours to go until we fall off the fiscal cliff, here's an idea for congressional negotiators: Take the bus.

Posted 11 years 5 months ago and tagged as Housekeeping

My new and improved site is up and running with tons of new features: social media links, blog, selection of clips, all my 4000 footers trip reports, search and so much more. Take a look.

Posted 11 years 6 months ago and tagged as In the News

Nothing can undo the suffering brought about by the Newtown, Conn., school shootings. As we wonder why the world took such a horribly wrong turn, this Spectator (UK) article on why 2012 was the best year in human history is refreshing and worth a few minutes to read

Posted 11 years 6 months ago and tagged as In the News

Calgarians are stocking supplies in preparation for the Mayan Armageddon. They want to survive the end of world and have been preparing for months.

Posted 11 years 6 months ago and tagged as In the News

From The Telegraph: the sharp-looking monkey (as far as primate fashion is concerned) found wandering a Toronto Ikea might want better digs. 

Posted 11 years 7 months ago and tagged as What I'm Reading

Don't ever underestimate the power of a fourteen-year-old girl.


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Hiking the Whites

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On My Bookshelf

The Giver
The Catcher in the Rye
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Make It Into the New Testament
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Dirty White Boys
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
The Fellowship of the Ring
Theology and Sanity
Peter, Paul & Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History & Legend
The Return of the King
Point Of Impact
Citizen Soldiers: The U S Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany
True Grit
The Hobbit
The Lord of the Rings
D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches

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