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Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End
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Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End

The fireplace glows yellow in the corner of the oversized bungalow room, tossing shadows boldly onto whitewashed walls and gently across rich hardwood floorboards, as a future JC Penney model strums an acoustic guitar. I’m on my back atop the virgin white comforter of a ludicriously comfy king bed constructed, I can […]

Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story
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Holding It Together While Thinking About The Ending To My Story

I would have never done it, but isn’t that what they all say. It probably goes without saying that waking for the day at 2:37, 3:14, or 3:51 in the morning, every morning and in excruciating pain at that, has a myriad of only negative consequences on a person. The […]

Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River
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Spoiled Rotten on the Snake River

I didn’t have my first taste of BBQ until my late 20s. Throughout the next decade there would be occasions where I would offer up this curious nugget from my culinary back story to various people in mixed company. There was always a natural lead-in, I’m not that random (although […]

On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella
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On The Loop Trail In The Hoh Rainforest With An Umbrella

My boots were embossing the muddy trail alongside hers and from what I could tell, there was nary a bug in the rainforest. A steady breeze off the river found its way through the gnarly web of braches covered in chenille blankets of moss, and a chill hung in the air, […]

From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side
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From Alaska to the Atlantic Down My Nervy Right Side

It’s 3:26 A.M. and I’m awake. This is my new normal. There’s a shooting pain coursing down my right leg thanks to a shifted disc getting too cozy with a nerve, like a drunk guy leaning on the shoulder of a young lady at a bar. He reeks of strong […]

Taking Netflix With Us Across The Country 
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Taking Netflix With Us Across The Country 

It was the quiet gamechanger Netflix announced a few months back.  Maybe you missed it because the news didn’t directly involve a new Stranger Thing, anything being The New Black or hunting for Trolls. I noticed, noted it, and made a plan to make plans to take full advantage of […]

Ottawa
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Ottawa

We were beat tired. Tired like the punchlines from her kid sister’s joke book. The two of us, dad and daughter. We’d completely run out of steam. After a long night and early morning of driving… After 75 minutes of hurling ourselves around a frozen curling court… After hours spent […]

The Carnival Vista Turns One With An Original Music Video
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The Carnival Vista Turns One With An Original Music Video

One year ago today we boarded the sparkling, so fresh and so clean clean Carnival Vista in Barcelona. I still vidily remember waking up on that morning. The sun was squeezing its way through the ancient alleyways of the Gothic quarter, casting shadows onto the exposed stone walls of the […]

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