Nomad Olympics: (Campfire challenge) Stringing Puns and Stacking Metaphors

(For example) This sport of stringing puns Stretches and Opens the Mind. First, Cliches are thrown into a hat. Catch a phrase at the starting line. (i.e.) Make Your Own Way String Puns into Sentences of Similar Similes without Mixing Metaphor. Imagine where the Ineffables go, and see where they take you. Goals are: (for … Continue reading Nomad Olympics: (Campfire challenge) Stringing Puns and Stacking Metaphors

Campfire Topics: I Dare You. (Playing with Fire, and Cognitive Dissonance)

I know I'm a goofball, but its a subtle humor, like a poke in the ribs, or a poke on the forehead.   I'm an artist with an open mind, and I like to write.  If people don't get it, they think I believe it really matters and they get all pissed off, thinking I'm … Continue reading Campfire Topics: I Dare You. (Playing with Fire, and Cognitive Dissonance)

Nomad Olympics: Choose Only One. (Surfers)

In the Nomad Olympics, this event is called Choose Only One. Who might this event be easiest for? Perhaps Surfers? They live a minimal lifestyle, throwing a few things in a duffel bag before flying off to Indo, or South America.... this should be easy for them. Ok surfers, here is a set of multiple … Continue reading Nomad Olympics: Choose Only One. (Surfers)

“Pieces of String Too Short To Use”

When it comes to minimizing, its easy to get rid of someone else's stuff. Rich calls my stuff "hoarding." I could agree to some degree, like when my art business overflowed the garage. That was when the business got out of control, not my art.   (as if Art with a capital A is sacred?)  But … Continue reading “Pieces of String Too Short To Use”

Campfire Stories: Sometimes Mosquitos are something fierce

Mosquitos!  Every outdoors-person has a story or two to relate.  I read an account by a bush pilot flying over perm-frost tundra, looking down on someone waving their arms for help as swarms of black mosquitos traced after his arms like prayer flags. Since the pilot couldn't land, the man was left in his desperation. … Continue reading Campfire Stories: Sometimes Mosquitos are something fierce