Ground beef jerky

Oh my goodness this came out So. Good. I couldn’t find my jerky gun so I made it a little thicker than I planned but I think I like the extra thickness!  The only thing I would change is I would make sure to get a much leaner grade of meat.  I ended up having to... read more
Just do it

Just do it

EDITING NOTE:  I posted this to my Facebook in July of 2013.  Crossposting it to my blog to save, and also updating with pictures. ******* Many years ago, I was flying in a Naval helicopter from Northern Iraq into Southern Turkey, and that helicopter crashed into PKK... read more
Being a working artist means doing the work

Being a working artist means doing the work

I was in the art studio at 7 am this morning. With luck I’ll be done for the day by 8pm or so. These are pretty standard hours for me to be working when I’m on a production push, which is most of the time from about April through mid-December. I’m... read more

This one time.. when I was wrong.

I’m not saying that I’m one to hold a grudge…. Okay.. you can stop laughing now. I mean, I guess I do have some strong reactions when I feel like someone has wronged me or been mean to me. Sometimes it takes me years to get over things. Back in the... read more