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Dead Handsome

An excerpt from Ordinary Handsome

This is my largest excerpt from my novel Ordinary Handsome. Enjoy and let me know what you think. And it is available from Amazon. 1,771 more words

Blogging

Video of ghost town near Chernobyl disaster site is still haunting three decades on

Anyone under the age of 28 may not be aware of the nuclear reactor disaster at Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1986.

At 1.23am on April 26, an experiment being conducted on Reactor Four of the power plant led to a runaway increase in temperature and explosions that exposed the reactor core and ejected radioactive material high into the atmosphere. 268 more words

World

A Twenty-first Century Ghost Town

I’m walking through the housing development where my parents live, in the Sierra foothills, a half-hour out of Reno. I can’t get over how silent it is. 447 more words

Musings

Kanarado, Kansas

On the Colorado Kansas border is the declineing village of Kanarado.  It was named for the two states is joins up with.  The Interstate passed it by and most of the highway business have withered away to empty shells.  The exit is back over there someplace to the east of town and the little rest area at the state line is empty and overgrown. 482 more words

Country

China's Economic Growth - Water can float a boat, but also sink it.

China’s debt and corruption are certainly going to be large drags on their economy, but the question both in China and in the China-watching community is if those two forces will eventually sink China’s economic miracle. 504 more words

Economy

Ghost Town Road Trip

Yesterday I went on an adventure. My friend Anthony and I had been planning to go on a ghost town tour for a long time. We finally both committed to this past Sunday. 1,078 more words

Cadillac Hearse