Tag Archives: Snow

Flashing Lights

What is it about the dark and flashing lights? With all this winter going on this year, comes the need for snow plows. They kinda fascinate me. When I get up at Oh-Dark-Thirty, I’ll sometimes hear them as they rumble … Continue reading

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Wind and Snow

Yesterday we had respite from the fifty-, sixty-, and seventy-degree weather we’ve been having—it actually snowed! And it had come down pretty hard for a while there. Where I was at the time, north of Colorado Springs, we even had … Continue reading

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As I sat in the darkness before our lit Christmas tree this morning, drinking my “coffee drink” of “some coffee added to milk,” wife still in bed, I heard a familiar sound that always gets me in a good way: … Continue reading

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Snow Paper

Family tragedies, knives, deserted, wintry forests, wolves, and, well, the stuff of fantasy. This is yet another story I don’t  remember writing, and was written in the early years (1989), but as I stumbled upon it, it just captured my … Continue reading

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Rainy Nights and Christmas Lights

There is a restaurant in Manitou Springs, Colorado, called The Stagecoach Inn. It was an actual stagecoach inn in the 1800s. On the outside of the building are strings of lights. One beautiful rainy night my wife, me, and some … Continue reading

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The Ice Gods

I am fascinated by desolation. Don’t know why. Throw in ice and snow and I’m fascinated by that desolation even more. H. P. Lovecraft’s At The Mountains of Madness is one of my favorite stories of his, so I’m sure … Continue reading

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The Coming of Light

I don’t remember much about this story, except for the obvious inspiration, which I really can’t get into, because it’s part of the story itself. But it’ll be obvious. But I’ve always been fascinated by “those things” and all their … Continue reading

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