Tag Archives: non-fiction

Breakfast and a Newborn Basalt

The thing about lava is that it’s a lot harder to find than the movies lead you to believe. Sure, sometimes volcanoes explode in massive, deadly explosions, and sometimes there is actually some lava involved in such explosions. But more … Continue reading

Posted in A Grain of Sand, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

O Words, Words, wherefore art thou Words?

Do you think Shakespeare ever had writer’s block? If he did, then that’s at least one thing we have in common. This last month has been a blank when it comes to writing my novel, the sequel to The Darkest … Continue reading

Posted in On Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Dog for a Morning

My love of all things furry began when my family got a dog. I was three years old. Her name was Heidi and I loved her instantly. After the first night Heidi spent at our house, my mother went to … Continue reading

Posted in Running Shoes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Feeling the Earth

There is a place along the lonely road of Interstate 15 in the desert heat of southern Utah that I fell in love with as a child. I think I’m just about the only one who loved it. My mother … Continue reading

Posted in A Grain of Sand | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Day

This is not the blog I was planning on posting today, but this is what happened today, and I couldn’t let it just pass by. It’s not my normal type of post and if you don’t have kids, you may … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wahoo!-5

This is the last part in series I wrote about my time at field camp in college. You can read the previous parts here. I hope you enjoy it. Let me know what you think. It was the last day of … Continue reading

Posted in A Grain of Sand | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wahoo! 4-A Rock is a Rock

This is the fourth part in a short series from my time at field camp in college. You can read previous parts here. The last part will be posted next week.  I was alone, and things could have been better.  Like … Continue reading

Posted in A Grain of Sand, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment