A Dog With No Name

Some of these stories, no matter how far-fetched, are heard so often that they become historical record to us.

Stealth or the Lack Thereof

We had been in the field for 12 days. We were unshaven, dirty, tired, and still dressed in our fatigues.

Cursed Gift

Sometimes, you don’t know if something is a blessing or a curse.

Epiphany of the Moo

In the left-hand seat sat the antithesis of Sir Quixote. My driver was a stout, young man hewn directly from the heartlands of America. He looked more like Sancho.


When I walked in the entrance, I was immediately greeted by two security officers none too happy to see me…

You Don’t Look Like A Cowboy

Persistence is the trait needed for the “long game”. Where subtle and seemingly innocuous things create an imperceivable push to that which we want to have happen.


So, money in hand, I set off to fulfill my long-held dream.

Are We Related?

Plus, it explained why I was so much more attractive than the rest of the family.

Blue Nose of the Realm

In May of 1984, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, I crossed north of the Artic Circle.


When I was fourteen or fifteen, I stole a motorcycle.

Flannel with Faith

Embracing imperfection with faith, flannel, & fresh air

JaZzArt en València

Faith saved us from the savages that we were, losing faith makes us savages again

Suicide Squeeze

Often Misunderstood

The Poetorium at Starlite

An Open Mic & Poetry Show


I speak my heart out.

I didn't have my glasses on....

A trip through life with fingers crossed and eternal optimism.

Pete Springer

Passionate Teacher and Future Children's Author


Philosophy is all about being curious, asking basic questions. And it can be fun!

Poetry collection

Work by Rain Alchemist

Paul's Poetry Playground

It's Time to Play...


Verba volant, scripta manent !