Cows on Bikes

Excerpted from my personal journal….. As soon as I stepped off the porch of the Dew Drop Inn, the local bed and breakfast as well as a well-renowned watering hole, I felt what I can only describe as a Twilight Zone moment. What my eyes saw did not fit with my view of normal, not… Continue reading Cows on Bikes


Driving Ms. Karen

My wife, Karen, is a professional photographer as well a published writer and author. She also runs a graphics design business from our full-time home on wheels, a 32-foot motor home. We have been posted up in a beautiful campground in southwestern North Carolina for past 2 years and before that, we were camped in… Continue reading Driving Ms. Karen

Writing With Style!

"I'll call for pen and ink and write my mind" ~ William Shakespeare You may have deduced from the banner of this blog that I love fountain pens. Well, you would be right on the mark. At one time, I owned several hundred fountain pens of every description, pens from the 1920s and 1930s to… Continue reading Writing With Style!


A Gift For Words

One of the most important blessings in my life has been my love of reading. My parents, grandparents and teachers taught me from an early age to not just enjoy books but to also really like to read. So many Christmases and birthdays involved books as gifts. Libraries and bookstores became my favorite hangouts. Later… Continue reading A Gift For Words