Liath means gray green in Gaelic. That pretty much describes me. I’m a little ol’ gray
green man who lives in the suburbs of Crow. Or rather, somewhere between Crow
and Panther. As a shallow youth, I ran around jungles for the military with a bunch of
callow youths. Now I run around hilly land whining and sniveling with a never-ending
honey-do list in my hand. In short, I'm much like everyone else.
(Summer 2005)

Liath MacTire is a grey-green mountain troll who wanders around the Wolf Creek
forests and suburbs of Crow. Every other Wednesday he makes the trek over the hill
to attend the writers group. He finds this adventure very entertaining because it allows
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him the opportunity to growl at shopkeepers and frighten innocent tourists. Some more astute observers contend
that he really does have sense enough to come in out of the rain. This is purely anecdotal hearsay and should not
be considered a true condition unless personally verified by personal observation.
(Spring 2012)

Liath MacTire calls himself a retired geezer who is doggedly evolving into curmudgeonhood. The evolving is a
challenging process but an enjoyable one for everyone except those folk in close proximity who can and have been
wounded by flying profanity. He does not, contrary to rumors, drink Devil’s Club tea. The tea is a mild hallucinogen,
and he does not need to be any odder.
(Groundwaters 2015: An Anthology).

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Index of Groundwaters contributions:
Volume 1 Issue 4 - “Crones, Sages and Men of Age” and “Black Holes and Demigods” (essay)
Volume 2 Issue 1 - “Lost Cauldron” (poetry); “Kansas City Trip; Part One” (travel/non-fiction)
Volume 2 Issue 2 - “Kansas City Trip; Part Two” (travel/non-fiction)
Volume 3 Issue 2 - “The Great Northern Adventure” (travel/non-fiction); “Peaches Drumming” (unsure of
Volume 3 Issue 3 - “Bugs in Texas” (travel/non-fiction)
Volume 6 Issue 4 - “Dragons and Other Fine Fellows" (fiction)
Volume 7 Issue 2 - "A Short and Undistinguished History of a Survivor" (personal experience/non-fiction)
Volume 7 Issue 3 - "Sydney, The Hummingbird" (fiction)
Volume 7 Issue 4 - "Age of Women" (humor/essay)
Volume 8 Issue 3 - "The Buzzing Bee Café" (short fiction)

Groundwaters 2015: An Anthology: "A Walk in the Forest" (fiction) - page 25
Groundwaters 2016: An Anthology: "Seattle Wandering" (travel/non-fiction) - page 46; "Feed Me Now"
(personal experience/non-fiction) - page 119
Groundwaters 2017: An Anthology: "Little Witches Coven & Marching Society" (fiction/flights of fancy) - page
68; "Little Witches Coven and Marching Society—Sasquatch" (fiction/flights of fancy) - page 94; "Little Witches
Coven and the Marching Society: Lust Lotion” (fiction/flights of fancy) - page 122