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)

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