Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Stress Free Wedding!

Obviously, getting married to my awesome and lovely wife Bonnie was the best day of my life. I knew that our wedding would be unique the day we came up with our motto:  “No stress!” From the venue, to the … Continue reading

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New Year Marathon

My mother grew up in a very large family with thirteen siblings, most of whom got married and had kids of their own. When it came time for celebrations, there would often be over a hundred people, when you counted … Continue reading

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True Holiday Spirit: Peace and Love

Click Here to Support Frank Some people like to rant at this time of year about how sad it is that Christmas has become so commercialized. The sentiment is understandable: Starting in early October, it feels like three holidays get … Continue reading

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Literary Rejection Ridiculousness

It’s SARCASM time! Woohoo!  Rejection letters from literary agents are coming back for my first self-published book “Leander the Late Bloomer”.  Two things I keep seeing: #1:  Most publishers DON’T WANT KIDS BOOKS THAT RHYME.  Their reasoning is: TOO DIFFICULT … Continue reading

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Big Business and Their Government Nanny

In the USA, and also now Canada, there is an ever increasing conservative mantra of “smaller government is better”, and fear mongering of being controlled by a “nanny state”.  Hypocritically, most of that noise and propaganda comes from big business … Continue reading

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Need a Hug?

Click Here to Support Frank The son of a good friend, had a best friend, perhaps his only real good friend, move away.  Since then, this grade four boy has had trouble making friends, which got me to thinking about … Continue reading

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Sunshine Sheila

Creative people, in order to reach their full potential, need many elements in order to succeed.  This post is about one of those elements outside of my family, who just keeps on sharing her warmth. My wife Bonnie and daughter … Continue reading

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Jimmy Wrote a Book

Last year, Jimmy Fallon wrote a book. Yes, THAT Jimmy Fallon, the comedian, “Saturday Night Live” alumnus and current host for “The Tonight Show”. And Jimmy didn’t write just any book, he wrote a children’s book, like I just did. … Continue reading

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Put Me in Coach (How to Get Yourself in the Game)

Author’s Note: I try never to guarantee that you will succeed if you follow my advice. My stories and suggestions are more like “This is what happened to me, here’s what I tried. MAYBE it will work for you.” And … Continue reading

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Life Changing Book

My biggest hang-up has always been my fear of revealing my artwork. Even after publishing “Leander the Late Bloomer” back in late December of 2015, I continue to struggle to even touch my drawing tools. Feelings of inadequacy abound, even … Continue reading

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