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The Canoe Ride from Hell: Misadventures on Staunton River
The Kindness of Strangers: How a simple greeting can brighten someone’s day
Have a nice day is more than a simple platitude. It can be an act of kindness.
“Publish Every Day.” How Does Seth Godin Do It?
The World Is Not on Fire
The world isn't on fire. It's just your neighbor enjoying some marshmallows in their backyard. Photo by
What Do You Remember About Yesterday?
Greetings from the trail. Eastern rat snake (black snake). Photo by author (Jeffrey Pillow).
I Don’t Care What Political Beliefs My Friends Have
Imagine that. We're both red, white, and blue. Photo by
One Song on Repeat for the Rest of Your Life
"Iron in the Fire" by Tall Heights
Grief Finds a Way
K. Mitch Hodge
Buy Me a Coffee
Wildflowers at Hawksbill Mountain. Shenandoah National Park. Photo by Jeffrey Pillow
New Poem on Medium
Why I Write Every Single Day of My Life
Would you pay to read my fiction writing?
Put Your Shirt On. You’re Making Me Self-Conscious
How I look but with my shirt on and looking for the nearest donut shop. Photo by
The Curious Case of the Half-Blind Squirrel
Kurt Russell under the picnic table
No parent has any earthly idea what they are doing
Finally, something realistic. Photo by
Cage Match: Your Dad vs That Famous Person
Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary
A hummingbird is an ordinary, extraordinary backyard creature
Wild Encounters on the Run: Mama Raccoon
Beautiful day for a run, Mr. Human. Little hot, but beautiful
Rediscovering Adventure on Two Wheels
My trusty steed carrying me down a forest path
Embrace the absurdity of learning new things
My daughter drew this re-enactment of my son and I volleying a tennis ball
Sleepwalking at 2 AM
Fake It Till You Make It Is Bad Advice, Just Make It
Don't cower to art and don't fake it. Just make it!
How Not to Fish
I'm gonna getcha, I'm gonna getcha
Write like nobody’s reading
Embracing Sentimentality: The Power of Writing That Evokes Emotion
I cry listening to punk rock albums