When I found out Easter and April Fools' Day would collide this year, I had to prank everyone to make them look foolish. To even the score, I planned to dress up as a foolish Easter bunny. Oh, those best-laid plans that pave my way to hell. I arrived in the mountains to celebrate Easter weekend but forgot... Continue Reading →
I've had bad haircuts. One was so bad, I looked like I had ears like a dog! This photo was taken on an especially wild hair day. I'll admit our Bichon, Roxy, had become a shaggy dog. I had the perfect plan. After returning from a vacation at Lake Tahoe, I'd pick her up from... Continue Reading →
Danny and I biked on a trail through Crested Butte. As we rode out of town, we noticed a gathering of people taking pictures. We dropped our bikes, walked up to the cement post, and cracked up. I would love to meet the person who graffitied it. This is my kind of humor. If you... Continue Reading →
Do you remember the last time someone said to you, “Don’t tell anybody, but…” I would be willing to bet that if you were hooked up to a monitor, your heart rate increased along with your blood pressure. I bet that you leaned in a little and your voice got lower in pitch and you... Continue Reading →
The wind had slammed into the old Gothic Revival all evening. Camille Hastings thought she was alone...
In the 45 years since the television show Star Trek first aired, many of its gizmos and gadgets have become commonplace. Almost everyone owns a communicator we call the cell phone. The device Lt. Uhura wore over her ear to speak to random beings in the universe and others on board is now known as Bluetooth. GPS,... Continue Reading →
Nikki had hiked for hours certain the trail had been just ahead of her, but it was no use. She was lost. The sound of the river had been her guide and now she heard nothing but the crunching of leaves and twigs under her hiking boots and the blood pounding in her ears. Haunting evergreens... Continue Reading →
There is a memory that resonates from my childhood. It is a sound so delightful in its simplicity and one that I personally strived for hours to produce. It is a magical sound that could turn heads with its type of call. This sound could trigger a reaction instantaneously. It is precariously on the edge... Continue Reading →