The Request for Mid Adult

I had an interesting conversation with my friends this weekend while we frolicked around the snowy forests of Rocky Mountain National Park. The air was thin and crisp. City noises were non-existent. And the snow-capped mountains were breathtaking. This majesty made for good conversation. Since we all enjoy a good book, our conversation navigated toward … [Read more…]

Ghost in the Graveyard

When I was a kid, we lived in a newly constructed home on a cul-de-sac surrounded by wild North Carolina woods. The neighborhood game was Ghost in the Graveyard and the objective was, much like Hide-n-Seek, to hide and make it back to home-base before the “Ghost” caught you. This wasn’t Hide-n-Seek I guess because … [Read more…]

On Choices (and a sleeping fox)

Big heads-up, folks: I have been reading existentialist literature. My academic panties are on like Donkey Kong as I try to wrap my mind around Sartre, Camus, Dostoevsky and others. I’m reading these books not only because the ideas are fascinating and apply to my WIP (well, and my life right now), but because I’m taking a … [Read more…]