When You Are Stumped By Your About Page

When You Are Stumped By Your About Page As the Toby Keith song goes, “I wanna talk about me.” Well, not really, and that was kind of the problem with my About Page. It’s not always easy for me to talk about me. I know there is probably some standard format that should be used […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 14

Hello readers! I am happy to present chapter 14 of my current work-in-progress, and also happy to report that I have been writing actively. That means that the next two chapters are complete and the third is well under way. If you are new to this series, Paradise is the working title of my sci-fi […]

Why You Should Drop Back And Punt

Lesson 15: I’ve Learned that sometimes you sprint for the goal line, and sometimes you fall back and punt. If you know me at all, you are probably a little surprised that this I’ve Learned installment is starting with a sports metaphor. It’s not that I don’t like sports. Watching football with a group of […]

This Moment – A Poem

This Moment I sit aside and watch the world The scene bestirs my heart I see the light and life shine forth And wish to play a part The sun shines bright, the birds do sing The Earth is all aglow The flowers bloom and bunnies hop And all around seems slow I wish I […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 13

Chapter 13 Author’s Note: Hello, readers! I apologize, but due to circumstances beyond my control, this chapter is a day late in being published. If you are just finding this series, Paradise is the working title of my current science fiction work-in-progress. The story tells the tale of one man trying to make sense of […]

You Asked Me – Poem by Wolfe Butler

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Author’s Note My wife has been with me a lot lately. Actually, she always is. Her voice has been some louder as I wander recently through treasured memories. Maybe it’s because I am nearing the time of year when I lost her. Or it could be that there is some […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 12

Paradise WIP – Chapter 12 Author’s note: It is hard to believe that I have been sharing chapters of my science fiction, work-in-progress (WIP) for three months now. I am so very appreciative of all of you that are following my journey. Your kind words and encouragement mean more than you will ever know. If […]

Tale of a New Blogger – Part 5 of the Blogger Experience

Blogger Experience: The Month That Should be Forgotten It is with much frustration that I write this installment of Tale of a New Blogger. I would love to skip this month from my blogger experience entirely, and that is probably why it is already the middle of May and I am just now sitting down to […]

Why Be Patient When Working Towards Success

Success takes time. Time requires that you be patient. Patience is not always easy to achieve, but it is possible. The last few weeks have truly tested my mettle and patience. A severe chest cold knocked me on my butt. Then, just when I thought I was going to recover, the pollen explosion sent me […]

Paradies WIP – Chapter 11

Chapter 11 The next morning, I awoke again in the compound. For a few minutes I pondered what the other me in the bunker would be doing. Was I unconscious there again? There was no way of knowing. I decided it was best to not bring attention to myself. I went back to keeping the […]