A storm is brewing in the mountains, and Norbert is determined to summit a peak. As he is following a pair of traintracks upward, he meets a young man going the same direction.
Teddy Thermopolis has never finished anything. He's tried reading, running, 1000 piece puzzles, photography, college, women, and war--and now he thinks he's found a surefire thing he can finish.
My first attempt at publishing poetry on Hubpages. Walk with me on this journey. I just took the first of a thousand steps.
A politically neural, deeply personal journey to discover if George W. Bush was a pathological liar, a decent President, or highly flawed but thought he was calling the right shots.
A thank you letter to one of Hubpages' kindest, most encouraging, faithful, and talented writers. Congratulations Bill Holland. Thank you for teaching us to "spread our wings and fly."
Part 2 of my series on writing. Be inspired to write your best!
In the film "Interstellar" love is the only thing that transcends space and time. Did humanistic progress save humanity, or did love? Can love and evolutionary, humanist nihilism co-exist?
You were taught that a story is a conflict, a climax, and a resolution, but there is so much more to a story. Take a look at the personal cost the Protagonist must pay for the conflict to be resolved.
Don't be a victim of theft. Learn how you can secure your home against the craftiest of thieves. Learn their tricks and use these tips to protect you and your family. Feel safe at home again.
Ben gets a little help from an aging musician while trying to decide which train to take. It's more than a departure ticket, it's a choice he will have to live with for the rest of his life.
A newlywed couple hikes to a ghost town in the Mojave desert and finds that the town isn't completely abandoned.
Want to participate in a creative writing challenge? It is open to all. Please see the rules below and submit your story by Nov. 15, 2014.
Is there something in the heart of a man that craves adventure, that feel stifled by society, that is willing to fight for freedom and protect the weak? Are men really Wild at Heart?
A series of the best day trips around the San Francisco Bay Area. Having spent over twenty years exploring the Bay Area, I'll show you the best places to go wild, dine out, and get away from it all.
If you love adventure, here are 5 things you must do on the island of Maui.
A woman creeps through a snow covered forest in the middle of the night.
A poetic piece of flash fiction depicting life in a Mexican slum.
Advice for English majors from a graduate of California State University's Creative Writing program. How to turn your English Degree into a career.
What you need to know to plan your first trip to Maui: Where to stay, what to do about transportation, and other tips and tricks.
California's best beaches for swimming, surfing, attractions, and people watching.
If you are lucky enough to visit Dublin, Ireland, here are some places to add to your travel list.
Climbing has taught me to aim high, never give up, move at my own pace, and enjoy the view.
Muir Beach is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and one of the Bay Area's best beaches.
6 Things every child should do before they leave the nest.
Adventurer is still a career according to these heroic and courageous modern adventurers.
The Salton Sea and the communities surrounding it are in a fight for survival from environmental and economic turmoil. Is there hope for the "California Riviera?"
Four qualities separate those who are successful and those who miss their mark. What does it take to succeed?
Leonard Knight has spent the last thirty years building one of America's most stunning pieces of folk art. As the artist ages, Salvation Mountain is in dire need of saving.
If your stuff owns you instead of you owning your stuff, then here are some practical tips for becoming a Minimalist. How to organize, pair down, and adopt a Minimalist lifestyle.