Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Art of Seduction – Flash Fiction

He traced his finger along her curves, only stopping to admire her strength and beauty. They fit together like tailored leather. Her opalescent skin, like pewter in the moonlight, gave the false impression of being as malleable as mercury, but … Continue reading

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Catching the Love Bug

Last week, I picked up my daughter from Denver International Airport. While I waited for her in the tented and skylighted terminal, I noticed a brightly colored 1990 Volkswagen Beetle. At first, I thought it had been artistically painted, but … Continue reading

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The Colorado Massacre

I know that you wild riders out there come to my blog for a full cup of adventure, but today I am filled with profound sadness. Last night in Aurora, Colorado, 24-year-old James Holmes, armed with an AK-47 and two … Continue reading

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Want to Get Higher?

You never know what you might see in your own backyard, especially if you live in Colorado. While growing up in Wisconsin, I never once set eyes on a hot air balloon. The abundance of trees and lakes make cloud … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish – 110 Word Flash Fiction

James hid it under a log hoping to forget, but the memory taunted him. He returned to work as if nothing had happened, but that cawing crow; it never left him alone. He could hear its call while he moved … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Day – Dance Bomber Edition

Colorado received several inches of rain in the first days of July. Fire restrictions were lifted and it’s greening up! Hello to all of you Wild Riders out there! It’s another Use Me and Abuse Me Day! Here is your chance to … Continue reading

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It’s Just Around the Corner – A Party Invitation!

When going on an adventure, you take a risk. You never know what you might find.

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Risky Business – 115 Word Flash Fiction

Cheryl screamed and threw her dead cellular phone. It hit the dirt floor and then skittered under the wooden table. How long will I last out here with no water?

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Colorado Wildfires, the Rockies and Urban Fireworks – A Photo Essay

Firefighters are still battling one of the worst wildfires in Colorado history. 346 homes were consumed in the 26-square-mile Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado Springs and it is only 45% contained. 2 lives were lost and 10,000 people remain evacuated. … Continue reading

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