Get Lost! But Please Come Back…

Travel is what many of us live for. The ability to immerse ourselves in a world not our own and soak up all the cultural differences is refreshing and satisfying. While there are some who enjoy the same routine day after day and desire the comfort (which is completely valid), I personally enjoy the dailyContinue reading “Get Lost! But Please Come Back…”

Creating Experience – The Magic of Words

One of the many things that separates humankind from any other animal species is the ability to communicate complex ideas and concepts using spoken and written language. Many species communicate using varied sounds and facial expressions, but humans have taken that communication to an entirely different level. Our tendency to document our daily lives andContinue reading “Creating Experience – The Magic of Words”

What Grows from the Sea

She asked a question Simple question You love me now for what you see But can you love what hides in me? … Yes, he said, desire to show Showing all, she loved to know And all he said with certainty The things she always believed to be … Inside the tempest, darkened sea TannedContinue reading “What Grows from the Sea”

Excerpt – Memories of the Shadow Age – Where the River Flows: Book One

—From Chapter V — Full book here ‘You two go ahead,’ he said with the car idling in front of the large, well-lit house. ‘I’ll find parking and meet up with you.’ ‘Send a text when you’re close,’ Candace suggested. ‘Will do.’ The girls climbed out the passenger side door, walked up the steps toContinue reading “Excerpt – Memories of the Shadow Age – Where the River Flows: Book One”

Book Review – Palimpsest: Book One of the Multiple Dimension State Series by Craig Herdern

In Herdern’s Palimpsest, everything is laid on the table with the exception of dragons, as noted prior to the Prologue. The colorful and raw story follows the exploits of medical student Lucinda (Lu) Soames-Parker as she grows into her profession and develops the relationships that lead her through this modern classic. Herdern’s prose and writingContinue reading “Book Review – Palimpsest: Book One of the Multiple Dimension State Series by Craig Herdern”

Let’s Flip to Feminism!

There is a massive shift occurring across the United States. Women are taking power and putting themselves in positions of authority that were historically reserved for men. If a female democratic candidate were running for office this year, she would win without a fight, and if Biden was a little bustier he wouldn’t even needContinue reading “Let’s Flip to Feminism!”

Pollution… Environmental, Noise, and Visual – A Call to Consideration

In the early 1990s, my generation could be found sitting in elementary school classrooms with wide eyes and open minds listening to our teachers discuss the problems of drug abuse, HIV and cancer and the lack of cures, acid rain, recycling and general pollution. Global warming had not yet become a hot topic, and someContinue reading “Pollution… Environmental, Noise, and Visual – A Call to Consideration”

Waiting in the Rain

The dirt around the dugout was dark and pocked with holes. Tiny puddles of water filled the majority of them, and the sound of scratching cleats in the grain echoed off the back wall. The air was cool and dank, not refreshing as it should have been. The way I would have preferred it duringContinue reading “Waiting in the Rain”

Coronavirus Never Goes On Vacation…

California, United States. Less than one percent of the American population has been tested positive for a virus that has been labeled by some as the deadliest disease we’ve ever seen. And apparently, it doesn’t go to the beach. In San Diego, people are still swarming to the coastline during a time where everything elseContinue reading “Coronavirus Never Goes On Vacation…”