“An iconic American road.”


I was traveling south along Nevada route 95 when I wandered into Las Vegas to visit family and to check out Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area. When I told my uncle of my, intentions, he thought Red Rock Casino where after a great buffet dinner, I toured the casino and discovered a sports bar with eighteen television projectors directed at a wall, combining three giant-screens, with … Continue reading “An iconic American road.”

“Percolate.”


Life’s easiest options are breathing, and waking up to a new day. The hardest options are focusing on what to do, and finding the discipline to do what we imagined or dreamed of doing. Life is boring when you don’t look for activities to become involved to enhance your soul. WordPress daily word prompt. Continue reading “Percolate.”

National Novel Writing Month Volunteer “(NaNoWriMO)”


  For the past two months, most of my writing time has been dedicated to plotting a story line and developing characters. All of this in preparation as I approach November 1, to participate in the National Novel Writing Month, also known as, NaNoWriMo. In my travel journey across the US, I have attended writers groups in Fredericksburg VA, St. Louis Mo, Scotts Bluff NE, and the … Continue reading National Novel Writing Month Volunteer “(NaNoWriMO)”

“Together.”


  Writing is an important aspect of my life, yet it is only a part of who I am. Reading has been a stalwart for my writing but as of late, reading has received less attention and feels neglected. I sorry, reading, so please accept my apology? Photography, hiking and bicycling has increased, becoming an active part of our life. So, individually, writing, reading, photography, … Continue reading “Together.”

The Great Platt River Archway Monument


For the past two decades, I have traveled in both directions on Interstates 70 in Kansas, 80 in Nebraska, and 90 in South Dakota. Most people know of the area as America’s bread basket but, I have nicknamed it the void. The six or eight-hour drive depending on the number of times you stop to break up the boredom of the void depends on you, … Continue reading The Great Platt River Archway Monument

“Perfection”


The word “perfection” defines flawless, or faultless, as possible. Perfection is often used to describe people, inanimate objects, an athlete or team and for some people, themselves. Just about everyone strives for something in life and in doing so, some may go beyond their dream while others will not succeed. Either way, the journey towards a goal builds character which over a lifetime will become … Continue reading “Perfection”

“The South”


  Many locations in the US south like the above morning sunrise photo taken in Tavares Fl with morning temperatures in the mid 70’s are considered warm temperate zones, but, mother nature can bring a chill to certain parts of the US South. With hurried excitement, I recently left Southwest Florida to begin my travel blogging nomadic lifestyle when mothers-natures weather decision of cooler temperatures … Continue reading “The South”

“Hope and the Westward Expansion Memorial”


The city of St. Louis is home to the 19-Acre Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, it is home to the Gateway Arch, the site of The Dred Scott Trail, the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and the city of my birth. Since 1968, I have toured The Museum of Westward Expansion more than a dozen times and I always imagine the millions of settlers … Continue reading “Hope and the Westward Expansion Memorial”

“Thanks Hindsight”


How is the year shaping up for you so far? Have your prediction come true, or did you have a curve ball or two? The past 46 six days of the new year have been great! I have scheduled a couple of days a week dedicated to editing and revising my short stories for submissions to writers journals,  writing competitions and applying to writer residency … Continue reading “Thanks Hindsight”

“Life Line”


You’re on a long flight, and a palm reader sitting next to you insist she reads your palm. You hesitate but, agree. What does she tell you? I cannot imagine a female passenger sitting next to me on a long flight asking to read my palm. Hesitation is an understatement, and I would not agree. Now, I could imagine a passenger who had too many drinks … Continue reading “Life Line”