Rough Drift

"Small" writing challenges for my small writing talent. Hotel note pads are the only space allowed. Let's see if I can strip it down and tighten it up to learn something. Improving my skill of weird fiction.

Don’t worry, I’ll be back. I need more time.

Cancer is the theme today. Other themes include selling a house, buying a house, moving quite a bit of stuff in between said houses, recurrent company training, and cancer. Did I mention cancer? Yes? Oh, well then I’ll move on to cancer instead.

June 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Review: Kokuyo Systemic, refillable notebook cover.

“What I stumbled upon is, I think, the best alternative to the leather kings of travel journal and note folios “

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

81.) Agony

“His shame glared in the hotel mirror with pursed lips and a head shake.”

A man’s life can experience more pain than you’ll ever know; never from where you think.

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

A great pencil for the money: Mitsubishi 9850 HB

I’ve spent a few days with the Mitsubishi 9850 HB and at $10 for a dozen through Amazon, I don’t know of any pencil that can beat what it’s like to use…for the money. Here’s why.

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

80.) Ahh, university years; looking inside an old poetry notebook.

“Few events in our lives generate more revulsion than discovering one’s old college notebook of angst-ridden poetry boiling over like a garbage-ridden back-alley dumpster-fire.”

That’s right, look inside my past.

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

79.) Slow burn

“Do we wish to see because we want to judge or because we have to? I think that is a lady, driving twenty in a thirty-five zone,”

I found myself thinking all of the above and concluded there’s so much more to think about while driving…

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

78.) Swallow

“Conversation flowed out of the [Captain’s] seat with thoughts and personal wisdom espoused about everything that came to mind…”

What we have to endure at work to make it work.

February 18, 2017 · 3 Comments