Stewardship In Tryon Park

Word count 1,000 Our leader got away with repeating parts of a previous presentation, so I’m trying the same thing. Stewardship Goal – Move towards a more natural state (encouraging native plants and removing invasive species) while improving access (improving trails). This is done with … Continue reading Stewardship In Tryon Park

Date

Word count 81 (excluding title)                                                                    I tried to get a date with the girl at the grocery store.  Because I was a little nervous and wasn't ready, I asked where the bananas and apples were.  She said "aisle 26".  Ashamed of my cowardice, I … Continue reading Date

Beauty

Word count 650                                                                 From the lifestyle section of the Portland Oregonian The advertising blitz for Beauty started eight years ago.  It was claimed to be an amazing product available in both aerosol and lotion form that made anyone who used it appear … Continue reading Beauty

Crunch

 Word count 490                                            I don’t care what my friends say about Jean being way out of my class.  Sure, I may be a looks 4 and she is a 9, but if I round up, I’m a 5.  And yes, she got her Ph.D. in … Continue reading Crunch

Optimism

Word count 176                                                I don’t care what my friends say about Jean being way out of my class.  Sure, I may be a looks 4 and she is a 9, but if I round up, I’m a 5.  And yes, she got her Ph.D. … Continue reading Optimism

Killer

   Word count 100                                               The man in the dark knee length trench coat had travelled miles from his home on that moonlit night.  He knew his way well from experience.  His luck was good as always, there was a couple in a new sedan, her with … Continue reading Killer

Wurst

                                           Word Count 360 So far this is the only one that is deliberately bad. The bright and calm day.  Specifically the intensity of the sun was 900 W/m2 measured by pyranometer and the wind speed was 1.2 km/hr or 2 mph for Americans. Look up … Continue reading Wurst

Intimate

Word count 599                                              Good afternoon.  This is Jason Atkins on Robots Today, February 10, 2043, interviewing Duke Hanley of Robolife on business channel WXYZ. Tell us a little bit about Robolife of Hermiston, Oregon. The business was originally a maker of drones in the … Continue reading Intimate

Woke Up

 Word count 810 Warning or invitation? The published version was written to avoid offending anyone. This version is a little longer and indulges in more sex.                                            During the meditation segment an hour into our three hour intimacy ritual before we touched I was distracted and … Continue reading Woke Up