Outdoors, Writing

Country Magazine: Photo Feature

The publishing industry is an odd thing. Today I got an email inquiring where to mail my check for my photo feature in the July print issue of Country Magazine. I'd forgotten that I'd submitted anything to that magazine! Surprise acceptances and rejections are a common phenomenon in the world of publishing. We painfully edit… Continue reading Country Magazine: Photo Feature

Outdoors, Writing

Poem: An Ordinary Day

One day I biked up a steep hillThrough dense green treesAnd an orchestra of birds Sweat tickled my spineLike water slipping down a ravineAnd I huffedAnd I puffedAnd I burned my legs down At the top I gulped mountain airWith a snowy view chaserAnd I was more aliveMore awareOf every breath and every muscleThan ever… Continue reading Poem: An Ordinary Day


Badger Fierce – Short Story Published

I've been waiting impatiently to announce this for a while because I wanted to surprise my mom with the tribute in person. I gave her a copy over Easter weekend and her smile was as wide as I'd hoped. And now you finally get to know too! My short story "Badger Fierce" was published in… Continue reading Badger Fierce – Short Story Published


Christmas Flash Fiction: Fir and Fur

Happy 4 Days until Christmas! I hope you enjoy my freaky, festive flash fiction: FIR AND FUR. Trees know it’s wrong to eat cats. And the Snyder’s Christmas tree was no different. But as the cat purred peacefully on the hearth, and the Grand Fir’s sore hacked-off roots ached for comfort, it pondered what cat… Continue reading Christmas Flash Fiction: Fir and Fur