WOTD: Gonfalon

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

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Catchup

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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… Continue reading Catchup

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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… Continue reading Dragons Past and Present

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Old Words

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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… Continue reading Old Words

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Where are my thoughts

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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… Continue reading Where are my thoughts

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