Category Archive: Newsletter

A Thud, Then a Gasp

A Thud, Then a Gasp

There comes a time in every vehicle owner’s life when they are forced to test just how far a tank of gas will go. We see the gauge point to the upper case “E” and say it’s arbitrary; just a label. What matters is what’s inside the tank. We can push it a little...

The Impossible Skyscraper

The Impossible Skyscraper

In the corner of the guesthouse stands a plastic fold-out table that is the closest we’ve had to a dining room table in two years. At the Yurt, it hosted crab feasts, laptop work, building plans, and puzzles. Most recently, it was the only table in the guesthouse and...

Ready for Rain: In an Instant, She Was Gone

Ready for Rain: In an Instant, She Was Gone

A new issue of my newsletter, Ready for Rain, went out to subscribers recently. It's a short, scary story about our dog Piper disappearing into the woods on a windy afternoon. It was about 3:45 when Piper disappeared and as we searched, I started to do mental...