I love to ride motorcycles and go camping. I am training for a triathlon, and I dream of the day I can have another dog (when I own instead of rent a home). I am a Canadian working and living in the U.S.

  • Joined: March 2008

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First impressions

Earlier she had spent more than an hour removing unsightly mushroom clusters that appeared to be on all the lawns.

Outer Chaos Inner Calm (Rewrite)

Most days I am oblivious to the clutter. I climb the stairs, grapple with the door handle and push the door open with my foot, my arms full…

Outer Chaos Inner Calm

My arms hang limply at my sides as I survey my small apartment. Helplessly I gaze at what I call my ‘heaps’ which lie everywhere. From all …
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The delicious taste of memories

I finished putting my groceries away and somewhat distractedly I began to nibble, taking a juicy bite into my first pear of the season.

Journal from Motorcycle Trip

Santa is 69. I know this because we camped with him and his wife, Wendy, one night just outside of Idaho Falls, Idaho. But I’m gettin…

A Western Cliché

Clint holstered his gun at his side, ran a leathery hand over his weathered face, squinting into the too-bright desert sun, and shot a blac…

Rookie Sensation Elevates Game to Whole New Level

“We win and lose as a team. But I guess records are made to be broken. I’m just proud to be able to help out my team. I go out there, try t…

Grandma’s Candy Shop (391 words)

The bell over the door tinkles as we enter Grandma’s convenience store. My two brothers and four sisters pile in with me, talking lou…


The sun glared angry this morning, peering crossly from behind a veil of thin dark clouds. It scowled down on the world, sending a stern me…

Missing Dad (unfinished)

“Dad, I’m driving along the highway and on the western horizon I can see a really bright star or planet or something. It looks …

Life and the Pursuit

Everywhere he goes, he returns with tales of glamour, parties, wealth, excitement and a life lived on the edge. I want to be a part of that.
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