Up To My Old Tricks

I’ve been making magic wands and laser engraving fun magical quotes on them. “You had the power all along, my dear.” Glenda the Good Witch, or “I put a spell on you, because you’re mine.” Screaming Jay Hawkins, or my favorite,“I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” The Lorax. JEMTOY magic… Read more

The Alien

The first wave of mini UFOs invaded our earth unmanned, controlled remotely by an invisible force from outer space. Who could it be? Men from Mars? Women from Venus? The Tralfamadorians? It soon became clear with the arrival of the second wave, little starships piloted by aliens. See their clear cut faces ominously catch the… Read more

Toys at Gibbs Library

Gibbs Library in Washington, Maine has some of my Mythical Maine JEMTOYs on display to support the launch of my book, SnotgrassĀ which contains all kinds of strange critters that creep through the muck and mire of Maine. If you’re in the area, take a photo in front of the display case and tag me –… Read more

Beware the Pogonip!

I grew up in Maine, and my grandfather always farmed using his Old Farmer’s AlmanacĀ as a resource. Every winter the almanac warns: Beware the Pogonip. I remember not knowing what Pogonip was, so my young imagination came up with some sort of winter beast that preyed on small unsuspecting Maine kids. Later on I found… Read more