The Unexamined Life

Cale Adamare heard Plato's quote "the unexamined life is not worth living" very early in life.  It had no impact on him until very late in life.  With little to be particularly examined, Cale set out to write his autobiography.  In his twenties. He may have had something else to write about though... The Chapter … Continue reading The Unexamined Life

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Six Word Stories- New Adventures

I took a fencing class this evening! It was exhausting. I hurt everywhere.  But! I tried something new and made my oldest kid happy (he's been fencing for about two months now and wanted to share the joy).  In the spirit of trying new things, here are some six-word stories about new adventures!   Rodeo … Continue reading Six Word Stories- New Adventures

Maturing the Band Revisited

I hope your Independence Day is going well (American readers anyway, if you're not stateside happy Wednesday).  We're going back to an old story about growing up, defining ourselves and teaching children they too will leave a legacy and should consider that in all their actions. If you're looking for a longer read, here's a … Continue reading Maturing the Band Revisited

Tales of the Deceased at Yellow Moose Hill

Last week we read some tombstones on Yellow Moose Hill.  This week, let's meet the corpses! Oh golly I'm not a good writer. Floorboards on the front porch creaked in anger.  A monster of a man walloped the ground with every step.  Enormous fists smashed against the door, rapidly knocking and pleading for attention. Mayor … Continue reading Tales of the Deceased at Yellow Moose Hill

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River Public Meeting Township of Shadow River Date: June 21, 2018 Mayor Rodney Blueburn's first post-disaster regroup Nature of meeting: Hail storm Blueburn: Fellow citizens, we have made it through something of a disaster.  Trees, toppled. Rivers, runeth over. Local bars, stinkier than usual. But beyond that, … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River

One Side of the Conversation from the “Knead Knot Want Knot” Podcast

What's up all you fantastic listeners out there? I'm your host Zep Treadwell. With me, as always, my trusty sidekick, co-conspirator (really though, we're plotting something very illegal and there are fiiiiiiivvveee people involved), bestie buddie broseph, Ule O'Hannesy. Ha! You're a funny one, Ule. Of course we're plotting something morally, ethically, and legally questionable! Right … Continue reading One Side of the Conversation from the “Knead Knot Want Knot” Podcast

From the Town Records of Shadow River

From the public records of the town of Shadow River. Public Hearing Regarding the Juniper Festival Incident Township of Shadow River Date: May 15, 2018 Mayor Rodney Blueburn presiding   Mayor Blueburn: Thank you to those in attendance.  We call to testimony Tina Rhymes, chair of the tourism board. Rhymes: Good morning, council representatives. Blueburn: … Continue reading From the Town Records of Shadow River