He also loved owls. To the point of madness. (This, perhaps, explains my mother and her gnomes).
It was also his would-be birthday yesterday.
This is all a serendipitous coincidence as today Where The Owl Sleeps posted their first issue. I strong recommend you download it, read it, and enjoy it. Then check back for the next issue:
On Twitter: @whereowlsleeps
You can thank me later.
Post script: hbg.