is a self-described "crazy cat guy" that lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and two kitties, a white tabby named Lizzie (for "Elizabeth Bennett Princess Kitty Ihde"), and brand new kitten Pip (short for "Pippin" and also "Pip The Squeak"). He writes all different kinds of stories: children's books, songs, short stories, poems and is even working on a novel. He is a member of a kids' rock band called The Happy Racers, you can find out more about them at www.thehappyracers.com. As the site evolves, he may add pages for other stories and poems and possibly even some of the music he has created.
Layne once had a cat named Pippin. When he called, Pippin would come just like a dog. He could run really fast. He loved to play in the snow. He had a fun personality and Layne loved him very much. Layne knew that someday he would write all about Pippin's adventures. That day is here.