Friday, November 23, 2018

Words will never hurt me

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Our good pal, Roy Duck, shares one thing in common with me:  books are better with pictures!  In this case, he had to add some.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Chill

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Over-reaction to a situation?  Nah, try being a turkey during Thanksgiving!
Still, I think pet turkeys MIGHT have a better chance of NOT getting eaten.  Maybe.  Sort of?

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving Plans

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With daily thanksgiving, I'm appreciative of the blessings of my friends, family, pets, shelter, food, transportation, work, clothes, and talents.  I feel that I have been given talents to hopefully bring joy and entertainment to people.  If I can get a smile or a laugh, I feel accomplished and that someone has given me a gift of joy.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Friendly Fire

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Some friendships are so perfect there are never any dark moments.  I have one of my best friends that I've probably offended or disappointed more than once, and yet he's still always there with open arms.  I have another friend and almost inevitably every conversation ends in debate (which I hate!).

This comic strip comes from a conversation with one of my closest friends and confidants, Janet Wade, the performer of Missy Mule, and a talk we had about some conversation between Muley and Missy, and the culmination of their friendship (and her obsession).

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Muley's talking Turkey Nov 18th

Come hear what Muley has to bray at the First Congregational services on November 18th.  The address is 1000 S Cooper Street, and services begin at 10:30 am.


Monday, September 3, 2018

End of (Dog) Days

Ever walked into the middle of a conversation and got the wrong impression because you couldn't put context to the dialogue?  Poor Buford walked into the wrong conversation as Muley and Missy discussed the Dog Days of Summer.  Of course, it all confused Roy Duck; but, that's usual...


Sunday, August 12, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Muley's Kids Message Schedule July 2018 - Feb 2019

Hey, gang!  Want to hear what the talking mule has to say?  He's speaking at First Congo, 1000 S Cooper Street in Memphis, TN, on the following dates!  Church starts at 10:30 am (there is a children's church and a nursery), and meet-n-greets with members of the church will be in the sanctuary at 10am with some refreshments.

Hope to see you there!  (Dates are subject to change.)

August 5

September 9

October 14

November 18

December 30

February 3


Kev's Children's Church Schedule

July 22

August 12


September 2


October 7

November 11

January 20

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Superman Celebration 2018 Re-Cap (Photo Album)

This year was BUSY!  Thanks to Joan Wentjes for her tireless (yet tiresome!) work at the Smallville Tent and all the kids' activities.  LOTS happened there.  Our recap is in the captions of the photos.  Enjoy!!

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Smallville Tent before the weekend got started!

Mystery Machine!

Smallville Tent!
 Friday, June 8, 2018
Puppet Making Workshop

Puppet Making Workshop artist

Puppet Making Workshop folks creating!

Puppet Making Workshop artist

Prepping for the Cake Eating Contest

The Cake Eating Contest Contestants

Muley the Mule and Michelle Lyzenga

Art Baltazar gave an artists demonstration.

Stephanie Doo and Muley Two

Mystery Inc.
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Puppet Making Workshop

Puppet Making Workshop with Joan Wentjes and artist

Jeffrey Breslauer, Muley and me.

With Animator Philo Barnhart

A poster from Years' Past!!

Muley before his Saturday Show!

Muley and Poison Ivy

Muley and Penelope!

Muley and Harley Quinn

When I ask for hot fudge and a biscuit, and I get
hot fudge and a biscuit: dinner's on!!

Winners of the kids' costume contest 2018!

SuperMule with Superman and Super Joan!

Our Schedule for Superman Celebration 2018
We love all the fun times, the events, the festival food; but, mostly?  We love the PEOPLE of Metropolis, IL, and the Superman Celebration!

Thankful to Karla Ogle, Lisa Gower, Joan Wentjes, and the entire staff and volunteers of Superman Celebration, the Chamber of Commerce, and our Super Friends who we get to see at least one time per year in this great big little city that we love to call our second home.

If you haven't gone before, you should:  Second weekend in June every year.  See you next year?  I hope so!!

Special thanks to Micah Riley and Lin Workman for the photos.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Superman Celebration 2018

It's that time of year again when everyone descends upon Metropolis, IL, for a super weekend!  It's SUPERMAN CELEBRATION 2018!  After so many years, Metropolis is like a second home and this event is just like a family reunion for us.  It's always great to see so many old friends and make new ones!

Special Media Guests at Superman Celebration this year are:
Brandon Routh, Shaun Sipos, and Blake Ritson!



Come join us at the Smallville Tent for the making of puppets!  It's a huge event, so it's being presented on both Friday and Saturday.  We'll have a short discussion of puppetry, and then we'll dive right in to taking socks and making them into lovable creatures to perform.

The Muley and Friends Show - Live! will be presented on all three days, with a new showtime added on Sunday!  We're going to have Muley present one of his special kids' messages that he gives to First Congo that morning before presenting  his friends one final time during the weekend!

Don't forget to dress your kids up and bring them to the Super Kids Costume Contest hosted each year by Joan (in one of her fabulous costumes!) and Muley!  This event is fun for all ages!


Teeming with guests and artists/authors, there is someone for everyone!  Other guests this weekend are John Haymes Newton, our pal Aaron Smolinski, Jeff East, Jack O'Halloran, Ilya Salkind, Philo Barnhart, Alex Saviuk, Art Baltazar, Peter Poplaski, Michael Eury, John Pinto, Charles D. Moisant, Daniel Peretti, and more!

Be sure to come to Artist's Alley next to the Smallville Tent for even more great guests!