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Keith B. Darrell · 7h ago

The Real Turkeys

“I see turkeys… they’re everywhere!” Sorry, I must be channeling the holiday spirit of Haley Joel Osment. But I really do see turkeys everywhere, and I’m not talking about the kind stuffed o...
Keith B. Darrell · 1d ago

If Turkeys Could Speak

As you sit down for dinner this Thanksgiving, pause for a moment to ponder the meaning of the holiday. If you are a Millennial, a recent Pew poll suggests 40 percent of you are clueless as t...
Keith B. Darrell · 6d ago

There Must Be Something in the Water

Did you know I had a blog before there were such things as blogs? Neither did I, yet before I became a reluctant blogger I tried two brief stints as an enthusiastic one. My first attempt was...
Keith B. Darrell · 1W ago

The Talking Fish

On the radio today, I heard about a filmmaker who devised an idea for a documentary: he would go door to door and film people’s responses to one scenario. What if you found a magical talking...
Keith B. Darrell · 2W ago

Really? You’re Famous?

Other than when I’m interviewing them, I don’t pay much attention to celebrities. I’ve often said I wouldn’t recognize most famous people if I bumped into them on the street. It turns out th...
Keith B. Darrell · 3W ago

Halloween Treat - The Pandora Chronicles

A special Halloween treat! Read the lead-in to the Fangs & Fur fantasy series free!Then buy your copies of Flashbacks (Book 1) and Nightstalkers (Book 2)!
Keith B. Darrell · 3W ago

Curmudgeon-at-Large

Today is my birthday and I have reached the age where I have officially become a curmudgeon. I was seven years old the first time I heard the word curmudgeon, or at least saw it in print. I ...
Keith B. Darrell · 1M ago

Freedom Isn’t Free

The bravest thing I’ve ever seen was when an ordinary citizen in support of democracy and in open defiance of the Communist Chinese government stood up to a tank in Tiananmen Square. Alone a...
Keith B. Darrell · 1M ago

In Case You Were Wondering…

As readers of my blog know, I don’t like to discuss personal matters. I’ll talk about societal issues, the craft of writing, and even relay a few humorous anecdotes, but I prefer to keep my ...
Keith B. Darrell · 2M ago

Red Hot Chili Peppers in a 401(k)

I was in the mall last night when I got hungry and decided to stop at the food court. I wa...