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Category: Writing

  • WOTD: Gonfalon

    A Gonfalon is a type of flag or banner suspended from a crossbar.

  • Catchup


    It has been a while since I’ve posted anything. Some fun stuff going on, so here are some updates. I finished NaNoWriMo 2013 as a winner! What a fun challenge. Everyone should give it a try. If you have ever thought of writing a novel, start thinking about it now for the 2014 NaNoWriMo. Start roughing out an […]

  • Dragons Past and Present

    Below is a paper I wrote for a college lit class. It was a fun research project. Enjoy – Bill Dragons appear in our oldest mythology and folklore. Dragons have been a source of terror and mystery, throughout history. They populate early mythology, medieval literature, the Renaissance, and modern fiction. The dragons of today share […]

  • Old Words

    Old Words

    Packing, boxes, tape, more boxes more tape…. That’s my life for the next few weeks. I’m getting ready to move. Finally facing reality and ditching the too-big house and moving into an apartment in the part of town where stuff actually happens. And I am going to use this opportunity to shed much of the stuff I’ve […]

  • Where are my thoughts

    Where are my thoughts

    Where are my thoughts?In small boxes and cubbyholes,Arcane bits of the pastWhisper the names of old friendsAnd hum old songs. In files, yellowed paper and faded handwriting.Checks, receipts, manual for a long gone kitchen appliance,To do’s and to don’ts,Old addresses and old loves,Old projects, old degrees, flight logsAnd pictures of Navy subs. Perhaps on the […]