Category Archives: #KCLocal

First Dungeons & Dragons Game

Last week we decided we were all going to play Dungeons and Dragons, a role playing game. My oldest son wanted to practice his DMing, so we were to be the guinea pigs. Last week he led us through a … Continue reading

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On Madness and Matches

I woke up this afternoon to find my guest post on madness posted up at HorrorAddicts.net and to see one of my poems, The Match, featured by Central Coast Poetry Shows. It’s always nice to start the day with some … Continue reading

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Trying Something New: Visual Creativity

Tonight I have tried my hand at creating visual art. Our favorite hockey team, the Kansas City Mavericks, and Recycle More have partnered for the second-annual ‘Rejectamenta Restored’ recycled art competition. The goal is to create a piece of art … Continue reading

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New Schedule Welcomed

It’s been a long week: to change schedules we had to work both of them back to back. That was a lot of Amazon for the week, but we made it through fine. Because of it, we now have weekends … Continue reading

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Happy International Day of Happiness

I’m so glad to know there is a day dedicated to happiness. Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognize how valuable it is. Happiness is an international goal we all strive … Continue reading

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Luminescence, Life and Limericks

I had the perfect piece written tonight… it would have brought about world peace with its luminescence. It was stunning, easily the best thing I’ve ever written. Then life happened—you get this limerick instead.

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And finally… my Bootcamp Update

In my defense, it’s been a busy month. But, thanks to multiple emails and Facebook messages (you can just comment here), I have not forgotten that I promised a Borderlands Bootcamp summary.  As a disclaimer, this post has not been … Continue reading

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Haiku Story: Jewel Day 11

Jewel—February 11 There he cared for Jewel binding both her wounds and heart hoping to win her. Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month. Read the previous … Continue reading

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Haiku Story: Jewel Day 10

Jewel—February 10 Transfixed with his find he spirited her away to his forest hut. Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month. Read the previous Jewel haiku here. … Continue reading

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Fiction: Pain Relief

I still owe a recap of Borderlands Bootcamp and I will get that up this week. One of the results of that weekend of intense writer training was the following story. We were each given the first line of an … Continue reading

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