Tag Archives: Woods

New York State Vacation – Paul Smiths VIC

As I’d mentioned, last month I’d traveled to upstate New York. While there I managed to take a hike on a really cool trail called the Heron Marsh Trail, which winds around (take a guess!) Heron Marsh, but also travels … Continue reading

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The North Country

My wife and I just returned from a trip to “The North Country,” or upstate New York. It was my dad’s 80th birthday, so we timed our annual trip back east with his birthday. Since there were several of us … Continue reading

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The Running

Years ago, when I had visited my dad and was still into running, I was inspired to write this story. I lived at (and still do) well over a mile in altitude in Colorado and going back home drops me … 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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Kirschner Cover Art: In Pinelight, by Thomas Rayfiel

When I first saw this cover, I was stunned—stopped in my tracks, much like The Grievers. I loved this cover! Much like my discussion of Grace, this cover also brings me back to my life in the Adirondacks of upstate … Continue reading

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