Author Archives: Mike

About Mike

I'm an avid bicyclist, that also enjoys Kayaking, Nature Photography, Cross Country Skiing and Geocaching. There's nothing more boring than sitting indoors in "good" weather.

Empty Space

A new challenge 52 WEEKS PHOTO CHALLENGE:WEEK 31 – EMPTY SPACE “I am not even sure how to start this post after so long without posting anything or writing anything.. A lot has happen in the last month or so.. … Continue reading

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Where Can I Find A Wheelbarrow

For Sunday Photo Fiction – April 23rd 2017 Each week a photo is used, donated by one of the participants of Sunday Photo Fiction, and the idea is to write a story with the photo as a prompt in around … Continue reading

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It’s Not Thomas The Train

This week BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY‘s challenge is AFTER AND BEFORE Y1-04 On Sundays I normally publish a photo challenge in black and white that I call Black & White Sunday. I usually come up with a fresh theme for … Continue reading

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Up and Down

This week’s challenge from Paula at BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY is STEPS AND STAIRS This is a week of easy, straightforward challenges; at least I like to think that they are. You are supposed to post a photo (or more) … Continue reading

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Grandfather Dropped In

For months the woodworker spent most of the time in his workshop building a Grandfather clock. He made the case from the rarest hardwoods he could find. Everyday woods like Mahogany or Cherry just wouldn’t do, he found rarer species … Continue reading

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News In The Morning Paper

FENCE APPROVED In a suprising vote of 87-3 last night  town council supported a movement to erect a fence around the viking ship on display in Leif Erikson Park. It may be remembered that for as back as some old-timers … Continue reading

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On A Cold December Morning

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Morning Welcome the morning! Welcome to Week 51 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge. … There is never a shortage of creativity or directions, into which you take these challenges. A lot of fun! So I am … Continue reading

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What Does The ” ‘ ” Replace ?

A new Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie challenge has come on the scene: “I, Dylan, will happily be taking on every other Friday’s prompt within Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. This prompt will alternate with another on Fridays. I would like to continue the first line … Continue reading

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A Couple Steps Back In Time

I turned off the interstate and time seemed to go backward. Finding my way down the old lane I passed the old blacksmith’s shop, then to my destination, the Cooper’s house, an old mansion from the late 1800s. It was … Continue reading

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In The Rain

© Jules Paige When Captain Josh got the call, “The Game’s been canceled.” he wasn’t surprised. The rain had been falling for three days. It just meant that on this afternoon’s run to the mainland his boat, The Spray, would … Continue reading

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