The Countdown Begins: Finishing Up Last-Minute Writing Projects and (Still) Dehydrating Hiking Food

I am finishing up a few writing pieces before we leave this week, as well as working on last-minute preparations for our trip to Olympic National Park in Washington State.

Writing Exercise: Time Shift (Part 2 of 2)

Below is the second half of a short story, my writing exercise for the day. To read the first half, you can click here. The man continued, still staring down at the half-empty glass in front of him. “Three years ago, I spent the summer out in New Mexico, in Albuquerque, working on a farmContinue reading “Writing Exercise: Time Shift (Part 2 of 2)”

Writing Exercise: Time Shift (Part 1 of 2)

The passage below is the first half of a short story that came to mind a few days ago. I’ve always been fascinated by people’s stories of their own experiences with the supernatural and the reactions others have upon hearing these tales that seem to defy rational explanation. I’m not usually one who enjoys talkingContinue reading “Writing Exercise: Time Shift (Part 1 of 2)”

Book Review: “On Trails: An Exploration” by Robert Moor

A few months ago, I purchased “On Trails: An Exploration” after reading the back cover in a bookstore during a trip to Greenville, South Carolina. Hiking, in addition to reading and writing, is another one of my hobbies, and so I decided to give this book a try. Plus, I have to admit, I thinkContinue reading “Book Review: “On Trails: An Exploration” by Robert Moor”