This is a personal essay that I wrote for a non-fiction writing class. I thought some of you might find… Read more In The Land of the Thunder Dragon.
I have very exciting news. I’m going to Bhutan. Now, the most common response I’ve gotten to this news is,… Read more The Kingdom of Happiness.
This is a short piece written in response to a writing prompt on my writers group. The prompt originally specified… Read more Exercise.
In the morning, I refreshed with a swim in Lake Mead and changed into my last clean set of clothes. … Read more Regress.
We went for a swim before leaving Cattail Cove; the water was still silky and warm. We took the highway… Read more Lake Mead.
“Are you sure?” Phil asked. “Yeah, Lake Havasu is a big outdoor recreation spot. There’ll be a campsite there. Just… Read more Cattail Cove.
We parked the car near The Range, and went north on foot. The path was impassable for the Chrysler, and… Read more Checkpoint.
I woke up around six thirty to see a text message on my phone from Phil saying that he had… Read more Slab City.
I want to go to that sea at the end of the world To press my cheek against that fishbone… Read more The Bastard Sea.
We spent a leisurely morning at Joshua Tree. We awoke in the blue pre-dawn light, packed up the camp, made… Read more Joshua Tree.