Month: November 2017

Hiking Winchester Mountain

A month or so ago I tried out a new hike in the area. Winchester Mountain This was about a 2 mile out a back trail that takes you up to the peak of Winchester Mountain. On this peak sits an old, refurbished, fire lookout. The trail itself isn’t too difficult. It’s all up, but it’s not overly steep. Really,… Read more →

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Branch and Mountain

It’s time for, yet another, Joe’s Photo of the Week! This week I give you a picture with it’s focus flopped around. Usually, picturesque mountains in photographs are the center of attention, but in this shot I wanted to blur out the background mountain and put your full attention on the evergreen branch floating in front. Read more →

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Shipwreck

Here’s a shot from our little anniversary trip out to the Oregon Coast. Just west of Warrenton, OR is a little beach with the Shipwreck of Peter Iredale. It is a gorgeous beach, but this decaying boat steals the show.   Read more →

Cool Stuff From the Internet: November Edition

It’s time for a brand new type of blog post for me. I wanted to share with you some things I’ve found useful on the internet. There is no set topic, just whatever I decide to share. Enjoy! The Links:   This is Horror Podcast First, I would like to recommend an awesome podcast for horror writers: This is Horror… Read more →

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Lake Diablo

Are you dreaming of warmer, more sunny days? Good! Because today’s Joe’s Photo of the Week is from back in sunny summertime. The family and I took a little road trip out east on I-20 just to see what was out there. This is one of the many stops we checked out that day. Lake Diablo!   Read more →

Dark Tower Re-Read – Part 2: The Gunslinger

Part 1: The Movie I have fond memories of reading The Gunslinger way back in college. It was one of the first books I read for myself after a very long break from reading for my own enjoyment. AP English courses in high school had killed any interest I had in reading. There was too much analysis and not enough… Read more →

Typewriter with a screaming skull on top of it.

Joe’s Writing Update – November

It’s November! And that means it is time for NaNoWriMo! NaNoWriMo NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. Every year, on this month, writers from across the globe all make an attempt at writing their own 50,000 word novel. It’s insane. I’m going to be a bit of a rebel though. Instead of writing a novel, I’m going to write… Read more →