Poteet's Blog

April 4, 2020

If you read any veggie or bean burger recipe, and it has you adding water, you are already on the wrong track.  Any time you add water, your burger will fall to pieces or never get done.  So, do not saute or make a flex egg.  But, do add flex seeds and as many vegetables as you like.  A food processor is the only way to go, too.  I grind my vegetables, beans, and sometimes my grains (if a small batch) in one.  I first put in t...

According to the bordercolliemusuem.org red and white Border Collies tend to have yellow or amber eyes.  According to the bordercollie.org, the red Border Collie is the result of a recessive gene pair.  More red Border Collies come from Australia and that is why sometimes they are called Australian Border Collies. 

March 21, 2017

In England, recently there was a three-year-old border collie named Sasha who was reported as being able to use her incredible sense of smell to locate drowned victims from one hundred feet away in water.  

You can read more about her in the DailyNews.com at 


March 15, 2017

This is a photograph of Squalicorax shark teeth from the Eagle Ford Formation of the Cretaceous Period (c. 94 million years ago).  The shark teeth were found in Tarrant County, Texas and the photograph can be found at Northtexasfossil.com.  These are similar to what Dr. Ruby Stone finds and uses to help solve the murder cases.

March 9, 2017

According to Wikipedia, the Barnett Shale was the most productive gas shale in the United States from 2002 to 2010.  The Texas Railroad Commission designated the Barnett Shale in Fort Worth as the Newark, East Gas Field.  The Barnett Shale underlies Tarrant County and at least sixteen other counties.  The Barnett Shale also underlies my fictional town of Oak City. 

In One Bark for Murder, I use geologic samp...

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