“Buy the ticket, take the ride.” -Hunter S. Thompson

I just purchased my first Hunter S. Thompson book called Hell’s Angels. Even though I’ve never read his work I knew of him through his notorious legend from documentaries. Which made me want to see the real life character. I watched the Charlie Rose interview and a couple of others. He talked about not being…

“I’m a visual learner.”

I hear this from my friends who don’t read. You’ll hear this, followed by, “I read online a lot anyway.” Really? Because you have to read a stop sign That’s equivalent to reading Shakespeare. I know this post is going to make me sound like an old man. That’s okay, because I’m pretty sure I…

Hello Stranger

Chapter 1: Hello Stranger Olivia is shutting down at 8 o’ clock at Ed’s bar and grill. It’s been dead all day. She got permission to close early. “Figures, people don’t want to take the chance mixing drinking and driving while it’s raining.” She sealed all the containers, put them in the refrigerator, cleaned the…

Auto-correct is not a writers Friend!

Spell check and Auto-correct are looked at as nifty technology. If your bad at spelling the best thing is to look it up and manually type it in. With the next go around your neurons will fire based off your consistent respelling the words or looking them up. “I remember this one!” Your brain will…

The Alchemist: by Paulo Coelho

The alchemist: A Fable about Following your Dreams is a book recommendation for Motivational Monday. I listened to it while working today using Audible. It honestly presented a lot of poetic stories and mantras that applied specifically to me. I’m sure everyone else felt similar to how I felt in certain parts of the book….