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defining study

Finding inspiration to write is hard, particularly if it has to do with something based on fact.  At least for me it is.  I write grants to the federal government for a living, working with non-profit organizations and tribal governments and this feels like that.  498 more words


Meditations on Grief, Death and Senseless Acts of Violence

“Yellow crime tape hung on the wild rose . . . Death had left for me its imperishable mark on an ordinary corpse of trees in my front yard. 1,636 more words

Kanchanaburi Roads

   We were running late. The previous night, we had walked the stretch of Petchburi Road under the rain to get to our hotel and our exhaustion took its toll. 569 more words

Literary Non Fiction

Pain in Stills

When hometown blues became too much to bear, I took a chance and ran away for a few days. We sailed in the night and by morning we stepped foot on a thriving island in the Visayas. 374 more words


Book Review: West with the Night, by Beryl Markham

For reasons I am quite happy with, I don’t travel as much as I once did.  All the same, wanderlust stirs my soul from time to time, making me long to see mountains and oceans and strange trees.  709 more words


Hello From Žižkov-Chapter 1, pg. 19-25

want to start from the beginning?

*warning: this novel contains a lot of profanity.*

We stood on the corner of Bořivojova and U Rajské zahrady. It was a cool night, but I felt warm from carrying my pack. 1,777 more words