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Thursday, February 7, 2013 12:30:15 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Hunting Lesson:
Denis said, "The sound of crows sometimes takes me back in time to Russell County Virginia, 1950. A young boy is awakened by his mother well before dawn. Sleepiness soon gets pushed aside by his growing excitement. His uncle has come to take him squirrel..." more

Thursday, January 24, 2013 8:05:59 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Growing Pains:
Denis said, "When I was nine or ten, my father gave me a Daisy Model 25 Pump-Action BB Gun for Christmas. I thought it was probably the best gift in the world a kid could get. With it came dad’s hand written note – “Aim high at the target of..." more

Friday, August 31, 2012 2:57:25 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Small Talk:
Denis said, " “What did you say?I can’t understand you. You’re mumbling again.Oh, you want breakfast. Why didn’t you say so, instead of pacing back and forth like that.OK, you don’t have to get all pouty about it. I wish someone would wait on me..." more

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 6:42:38 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Island Beauty:
Denis said, "“Beauty before me. Beauty behind me. Beauty above me. Beauty below me. Beauty to the left of me. Beauty to the right of me. Everywhere I walk, I am surrounded by beauty.” -Navaho wisdom-Sixteen minutes from my front door lies a jewel of an..." more

Friday, March 30, 2012 12:07:30 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Is Pinellas County Still In The Bush League?:
Denis said, "Pinellas, the breakaway county formerly known as West Hillsborough, is 100 years old this year. In 1912, tired of being under-represented and marginalized by Hillsborough County’s government, located in Tampa, Pinellas residents successfully..." more

Monday, March 26, 2012 1:10:52 PM
Denis Gaston made friends with Holly Bliss

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 7:00:24 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Twelve Things We Did Not Learn In School:
Denis said, "Here are 12 aspects of creative thinking I learned in 6 minutes. Putting them into action will take a bit longer."

Saturday, February 11, 2012 11:39:21 AM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Fear Of Flying Book-Signings:
Denis said, "Last summer and fall, I designed and had published Fear of Flying, a small book of my prose and line drawings. Now two other authors and I will be having discussions and book-signings in St. Petersburg, Gulfport and Tampa. Hope you..." more

Monday, November 21, 2011 9:41:08 AM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Chance Meeting In Aisle Eight:
Denis said, "I ran into an old friend at Walgreens the other day. It was while contemplating a cornucopia of stuff in the toothpaste aisle that my gaze fell on the bottom shelf.  There, looking forlorn and somewhat out of place, sat a tube of..." more

Friday, August 5, 2011 2:12:32 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Ram Dog:
Denis said, "Ram DogHe always knew he was differentLast to be fed, last to be let outHe perused magazines left on the sofaShunned at the dog parkHe learned to appreciate small flowersOnce lost near a farmHe saw animals with hornsAnimals like him came..." more

Friday, January 28, 2011 12:01:11 PM
Denis Gaston made friends with Joanne Brunetti

Friday, January 7, 2011 11:25:02 AM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled 1, 2, 3, Blink:
Denis said, "Facebook Vice-President of Operations Benji Gopal announced yesterday that tech support has finally discovered why CEO Mark Zuckerberg never blinks."It appears Mark has a corrupt visual cortex on his hard drive," said Gopal in a news conference at..." more

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 8:28:01 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Sad News:
Denis said, "Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71.Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased..." more

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 2:50:24 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled The Enchanted Rock:
Denis said, "An RAF pilot crash lands into a remote northern forest. Deep in the forest, he stumbles across a strange boulder. Exhausted, he falls asleep, and wakes surrounded by a dazzling blue light. He realizes the light is coming from the rock. Finally..." more

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 4:37:02 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Fighting Continues In The EU Cheese War:
Denis said, "The stinking Cheese War in the breakaway Republic of Cheddarstan is now entering its fifth year, with no end in sight. A tribe of indigenous goat farmers called the Feta Fighters is waging a holey war on their next-door neighbors, the Swissies. This..." more

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 4:35:39 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled A Shout Out With Ashley Bryan:
Denis said, ""It's not that every artist is a special kind of person; it's that every person is a special kind of artist. Each of us experiences the aesthetic, and possesses the creative". -Ashley Bryan-Last evening, Dunedin Fine Art Center hosted master..." more

Monday, October 11, 2010 4:59:03 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled "I've Nothing To Say!" There's An App For That:
Denis said, "We hear over and over these days how some marvelous new technological gadget will bring us together. From iPhones, Skype and YouTube to Facebook and Twitter, the mantra remains the same – “Stay connected!”There are a lot of us who also use..." more

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:52:02 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Lessons From Flo and Eddie:
Denis said, "Sometime last year, two eastern grey squirrels decided to take up residence in my front yard – a small patch of peace and quiet one day and the next a chorus of chittering and barking as the two announced their presence to the world and the bored..." more

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 2:13:07 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Hands Across The Sand:
Denis said, "Hey BP, we don't want your stinking oil, except for our cars, trains, boats and planes, our lawn mowers, tractors, generators and furnaces, motorcycles, snow-blowers, and those damn noisy weed-eaters. So all you greedy petrol pushers, take your..." more

Saturday, June 5, 2010 6:15:45 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Letter To The Gulf of Mexico:
Denis said, "Dear One,Thought of you when I awoke this morning and turned on the air conditioner. Wondered how you were doing as I drove the car across town to the new Publix. On the way out, stopped in the produce section for Costa Rican bananas on sale."Paper..." more

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 1:54:09 PM
Denis Gaston made friends with Nancy A. Anderson

Sunday, May 9, 2010 6:38:03 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Back From The Edge:
Denis said, "Mothers Day is the perfect time to hand out propers, to celebrate what didn't happen and be grateful for it. Once, many years ago, I came this close to rolling down a West Virginia mountain side. But for my wonderful and quick mother, I would, most..." more

Saturday, April 24, 2010 4:07:46 PM
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Sunday, February 7, 2010 11:00:01 AM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Once Upon A Time In Atlanta:
Denis said, "Yesterday’s gray blustery weather forced me to live up to a long standing promise – “On the next shut-in day I swear I will clean out my files.” My procrastinating skills could not even prevent the long dreaded moment and by mid-afternoon I..." more

Sunday, January 31, 2010 12:52:36 PM
Denis Gaston wrote a blog post titled Wild Wild Animals:
Denis said, "Here is the latest revision of a sample page from my Wild Wild Animals Alphabet Book. This eight year project has been through more changes than a rainbow chameleon, the latest being a complete text revamp.A wise editor at a SCBWI conference a few..." more