1,000 Words on Writing

On Saturday night, my laptop crashed. Even in my days of not caring so much about what happened to my computer, this had never happened to me. It happened during a seemingly innocuous sending of a picture to my sister-in-law, a photograph of her and her sisters, including my wife. It is a particularly nice …

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1,000 Words on Fear

In the very small town of Greensboro Bend, Vermont there is a brewery named Hill Farmstead. It’s run by a man by the name of Shaun Hill. The beers are world-class offerings, highly sought-after, hard-to-get (unless you feel like taking an adventure into rural Vermont), and, in a word, delicious. Since Greensboro Bend is approximately …

On Home

I found myself on Google Earth the other day, as I am wont to do on occasion. From this app on my iPad, I search places I’ve been, roads I’ve traveled. I do this for fun, wandering through streets or neighborhoods that I spent significant time in. Sometimes, I’ll go home, to my childhood street. …

The Holidays are Here

The holiday season gets tough, not from a writing standpoint, but a posting standpoint. I'm continually writing, but more on larger projects than anything else. While some people might love the posts that express "99 Things I'm Thankful for this Holiday Season" or "The 25 Best Books/Beers/Movies/Things I Did This Year," I can't bring myself …