Story Starts – Unpolished

Sometimes I experiment with starts of stories. But I quickly run out of energy on it. Here is one...     The Shield went up at midnight GMT. Every country on the planet had a brand new border patrol. If your country bordered an ocean then the Shield was at your international waters border. The... Continue Reading →


Trucking and Firearms – Caution: Political.

I have a Colorado CDL. Commercial Drivers License. That means I can drive large trucks around. It started with a 4 week introductory class where we learned what it took to become a driver, from the tires up. And because I was going to drive explosives and possibly small amounts of radiation around I had... Continue Reading →

Long ride

Very nice ride on the Goldwing. Looped through western Colorado and eastern Utah. Temps were moderate this early. I'm the kind of rider who wants to keep going, so stopping to take photos was difficult. But I got a few in when I needed to stretch. It was a beautiful day and the bike ran great. This is the first... Continue Reading →


    From the movie-The Untouchables-1987... Capone: A man becomes preeminent, he's expected to have enthusiasms. Enthusiasms, enthusiasms... What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate. This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in... Continue Reading →


    She’s not convinced the day is right, it seems too much like yesterday. The suns the same-the room’s the same-but the echo of the kids seems astray. She tries to move slowly and truly see what is wrong. She listens closely to every sound and waits to hear a children’s song. But the... Continue Reading →

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