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Chaos Reborn


Always keep a camera with you. We were driving down the road when we came upon this house. This single picture says so much and I would have missed it without our camera. I know I could have used my cell, but my DSLR produces much better pics. Don’t discount the cell though. I use the voice recorder on it […]

Lifelong Storyteller

Howard Shipley is an author from the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. His works are psychological thrillers taking frequent strolls through the macabre. He takes inspiration from a lifetime traveling in the Southern Appalachian Mountains and interacting with its people. This interaction has developed into a passionate drive to show the other side of characters. It is easy to […]


Every little leaguer, potential MLB star, or simply destined to be a legend in your own mind on your way home from the weekly trek to the diamond constantly dreams reaching that big stage. They may already develop a very early game ( we are not going to debate the semantics of this at this stage.) Regardless, any of these […]


As I have been prone to say in the past, inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of places. My wife and I rose very early this morning to make our trek to the airport for a just as early flight to our son and daughter-in-law’s house. Our intention is to assist them in moving back to our home state. After […]

The Saga Continues

After a much too long hiatus, the pages have began to sprout again within the covers of my most recent novel. While the departure drew progress to a sudden halt, it was not all for naught. A renewed vigor has returned. Additional senses are being stirred on the pages under the tutelage of fresh eyes. The resolution should materialize in […]