A dog, his boy, and an unforgettable adventure.
Have you ever wished your life was more exciting? Have you ever looked at someone else and thought, "I wish that could be me?" Do you ever feel like you haven't done anything meaningful with your life? Of course, you have. Everybody has. Does this surprise you? The thought that everybody might be thinking the… Continue reading Your Story
The Weather Outside Is Frightful…and That’s It
Holy merciful crap, is it ever friggin cold! I'm not going to lie. I've lived in Fort McMurray now for nearly 10 years, and I'm still shocked and amazed when the temperatures suddenly drop like a stone because winter has decided to throw a tantrum. Today is one of those days. I will give yesterday,… Continue reading The Weather Outside Is Frightful…and That’s It
Sleep Takes Us
Her eyes stared blankly at the ceiling of the small makeshift tent. A thin layer of white frost lined the inside of the rough canvas fabric, though she didn't pay it much attention. Tonight, Emma's mind was wandering far from any such concern. The darkness of the early morning swirled about her; the fire had… Continue reading Sleep Takes Us
Night in the Unknown
When you find yourself lost, the real journey can finally begin.
Darkness in Light
She looked up at the night sky, shivering as the wind picked up and the tall, thin trees around her began to groan like giants awakened from a long slumber. A soft whisper turned into a loud hiss and the cold autumn air threw brown crisp leaves down at her in an effort to bring… Continue reading Darkness in Light
The October sun rose lazily over the treetops, casting a deep orange glow over the misty river valley. With each passing minute, it rose higher and higher, stretching as if waking from a long, deep sleep. Small beams of light crept through the tips of the gnarled and scorched black pines, like long fingers ever… Continue reading Forgotten
Where There’s Smoke
Emma breathed deeply as her eyes slowly and reluctantly opened, stinging from the harsh morning light that pierced through the trees above. She did not move; her surroundings steadily took shape about her and she continued to stare upwards as her vision gradually adjusted to the unforgiving brightness. A horrible, unshakeable pain rang through the… Continue reading Where There’s Smoke
In the Shadows
The distant rumble of thunder swept over the gently swaying treetops of the old pines as Emma slowed for a moment to rest her chilled and aching feet. The muddy road beneath her slowly gave way to her rain-soaked leather boots, and she frantically scanned the road ahead in hopes of finding some sign of… Continue reading In the Shadows
A sudden sharp hiss and suddenly the flame jumped to life, releasing a small acrid cloud into the dark air that surrounded it. The fire danced gently as it moved forward, slowly licking at the wick of the candle before it split off, giving birth to a new light. The gloomy room gently came in… Continue reading Waiting