Dr. Gnome: Day 30

The penultimate tweet. It’s been a great run, folks. I’ve had massive amounts of fun. Here’s Harry with his girl… Original art by J.K. LeePurchase the pieces here. Follow "Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome" here.

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Yes, Virginia, it was a tornado

In Cheatham County, a tornado hit around 5:38 p.m., destroying a modular home and causing significant damage to three other homes. Less than two hours later, a separate tornado struck Murfreesboro, damaging several businesses in the Jackson Heights Plaza on Northwest Broad Street. The weather service rated the Murfreesboro tornado as an EF0, the weakest classification, with winds of…

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Millennicon Memories #3: The Pumpkin Predicament

(Got sidetracked by baklavaand almost-tornadoes. Back now for part 3 of 3.) A few weeks ago, John Scalzi sent out a tweet, awestruck over a coincidence he had just experienced: he had picked up the phone preparing to call a friend, and that friend was already on the line, having just called him. Kismet, fate, coincidence, synchronicity, concinnity, predestination,…

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Earth Evening

I wasn’t really sure what I was going to do with my Earth Hour last night. And then right around 6:45 the sky turned green. Half an hour later, I was out on the street with all my neighbors admiring God’s handiwork on the Boys & Girls Club at the end of our road. I took a few pics,…

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Signed Stock

For those of you who missed Millennicon last weekend (I know who you are), there’s a treat waiting for you over at Apex Books. I signed all Jason’s Beauty & Dynamite stock…and I had lots of time at the table while he was gone, so they’ve all got my famous, multicolored, one-of-a-kind, decorated & doodled signatures. Click the banner!…

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Tracy’s Famous Monkey Bread

I’ve had more than a few requests for this since I extolled its virtuesas my birthday cake….so Tracy has given me permission to share her Monkey Bread recipe with the world. Ask and you shall receive! Tracy’s Famous Monkey Bread 1 bundt pan (If you don’t have a bundt pan you can use a 9×13 cake pan. If I…

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