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Deep Sea Life

‘Hopeless is a strange, gothic island off the coast of Maine, cut off from the rest of reality for the greater part.’ So write Tom and Nimue Brown, the authors of… 300 more words

The Double Act, & the Crown

Some short fiction for you, while you’re waiting for the turkey to defrost

I didn’t ask for this, you know. Charging all around town, fighting a lion, for a crown. 1,030 more words


Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #395 - Nov 11, 2016

The place where you lose the trail is not necessarily the place where it ends.

—TOM BROWN, The Tracker, 1979

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Day 068 - Curiosity about limits

Tracker, the book by Tom Brown, Jr., I quoted from yesterday, is more or less entirely about curiosity and, in addition, illustrates beautifully throughout an idea I mentioned earlier about… 324 more words

Things To Be Curious About

Day 067 - Another naturalist's curiosity

One of the wonderful things about writing this blog is that friends and family members contribute ideas and sometimes even whole books. A dear cousin sent me a copy of one of his favorite books, Tracker, in the hope that it might help in my curiosity quest. 148 more words

Things To Be Curious About

Opening Weekend of the Guest House at Graceland

This extended weekend trip to Memphis was truly one of the best I have ever had. The reason for this trip to Memphis was for the opening of the new Guest House at Graceland, a beautiful new resort next to Graceland. 3,499 more words


The Rebirth of Stroud Out Loud! 30 October 2016 - by Kevan Manwaring

Stroud Out Loud! – the monthly open mic event I set up a couple of years ago at Mr Twitchett’s, the café – bar of the Subscription Rooms (having moved there from Black Book Cafe, where it was known as Story Supper – itself a ‘reincarnation’ of a previous Stroud event, Story Cabaret…) has moved to a new venue, and a new slot – the last Sunday of the month. 998 more words