Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

With Halloween upon us in a few short days, Sergio has become quite agitated about not having been to the pumpkin patch. He has been consuming Halloween lore and has decided that his holiday will be incomplete without the chance to commune with the great fruit of the season and getting to know everything he can about pumpkins. Sooooo … … Read More

The Newest Baby Golden Lion Tamarin

I’ve been going a little crazy with sloth pictures of late, so this post ISN’T about sloths, but about another adorable animal — the Golden Lion Tamarin. A new baby was born at the Adelaide Zoo on October 13th to parents Aurora and Rio. The little baby tamarin is the seventh child of Aurora, so joins its six siblings, who … Read More

We May Be In Trouble …

We may be in trouble folks. Sergio has figured out that newborn size clothes fit him and he is so stinkin’ cute I cannot stop laughing. I have a Lee Middleton doll, new born size, I’ve had for years and have a few outfits for her. One night, in the middle of the night, it dawned on me that she … Read More

Sergio’s First Selfie

Sergio was quite excited to share with you the island where he grew up, Isla Escudo de Veraguas, which is off the coast of Panama. The pygmy three-toed sloth is critically endangered and is ONLY found on the Isla Escudo de Veraguas. Because of the limited resources of space and food, the sloths on the island are 40% smaller than … Read More

Meet Sergio

Last week I received a package in the mail, and imagine my delight when Sergio, the pygmy three-toed sloth, popped out of the box. We bonded instantly. What makes Sergio so special?? Well, aside from being an adorable ball of fuzz with the ability to give excellent hugs, Sergio is a character from the Timmy and the Golden Lion Tamarin … Read More

Refreshing the Site

I am very excited to share my completely redesigned main website, lkgriffie.com. Several months ago, my site was viciously attacked by bots who spammed the internet with links for shoes and handbags and who knows what else. Shortly thereafter, it was under siege by the internet again, only this time by robo-programs from all over the world trying to login … Read More

Make the Future and What IF?

Writers tend to deal in the realm of “what if” … What if a baby wizard was orphaned and survived being killed by the darkest wizard of them all? What if that baby had to grow up and ultimately kill the dark wizard in order to save the wizarding world from destruction? A couple what ifs like that and an … Read More

Hello, Shiny New Year

It is that time of year. We’re saying good-bye to one year, and looking forward to the next hoping we realize all of the dreams we didn’t over the past 12 months, and adding a few new things for good measure. Many will make resolutions and many of those resolutions will be broken before we put January in the history … Read More

The Year Ahead

A week ago I was goofing off on Twitter … I mean taking a brief, but necessary writing break … when I saw a graphic floating by that said, “A year ago, I would’ve never pictured my life the way it is now.” In that moment I realized how profoundly true those words were about my life and this past … Read More

Timmy and the Golden Lion Tamarin Fan Page

Luke and I wanted to take a few moments to let everyone know Timmy and the Golden Lion Tamarin now has an official Facebook Fan Page. If you go take a look, you’ll see some of the awesome illustration talent of Marie Beschorner … I mean, seriously, just take a look at the cute little guy on this page. This … Read More

WIP – Writer’s Blog Challenge

Fellow cub and agency mate, Jake A. Strife challenged me to post some lines from my current WIP (Work In Progress). It has taken me a few days to get to the challenge because last week I was on vacation, and had a writer get together to attend once home, followed by marching orders to switch gears from my agent, … Read More