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“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.”

― Edgar Allan Poe

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Favorite Authors:
Edgar Allan Poe
Washington Irving
Ray Bradury
Bram Stoker
Arthur Conan Doyle
W.W. Jacobs
Favorite Movies:
The Scarlet Pimpernell
Cinderella Man
Rob Roy
It's A Wonderful Life
Pride & Prejudice
Favourite TV Shows:
Firefly (2002-2003)
Life (2007-2009)
Sherlock (2010-2017)
Longmire (2012-2017)
Elementary (2012-present)
Favorite Music:


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Topic: Alphabet Movies - A to Z
Posted: 09 Aug 2020 00:08



Topic: Alphabet Movies - A to Z
Posted: 31 Jul 2020 08:50


Forrest Gump

Topic: Alphabet Movies - A to Z
Posted: 30 Jul 2020 06:53


Born Free

Topic: Favourite lines from a song
Posted: 28 Jul 2020 12:53

U2 is one of my favorite bands of all time. This song is less known - but the lines of this one are a favorite:

U2 - Hawkmoon 269

Like a desert needs rain
Like a town needs a name
I need your love
Like a drifter needs a room
Hawk moon
I need your love
I need your love

Like a rhythm unbroken
Like drums in the night
Like sweet soul music
Like sunlight
I need your love

Like coming home
And you don't know where you've been
Like black coffee
Like nicotine
I need your love...

When the night has no end
And the day yet to begin
As the room spins around
I need your love
I need your love

Like a Phoenix rising needs a holy tree
Like the sweet revenge of a bitter enemy
I need your love
(I need your love)

Like the hot needs the sun
Like honey on her tongue
Like the muzzle of a gun
Like oxygen
I need your love...

When the night has no end
And the day yet to begin
As the room spins around
I need your love

I need your love...

Like thunder needs rain
Like a preacher needs pain
Like tongues of flame
Like a sheet stained
I need your love
(I need your love)

Like a needle in a vein
Like someone to blame
Like a thought unchained
Like a runaway train
I need your love

I need your love...

Like faith needs a doubt
Like a freeway out
I need your love

(In the heart of the heat of the love)
Like powder needs a spark
Like lies need the dark
(In the heart of the heat of the love)
I need your love...

Topic: Favourite lines from a song
Posted: 28 Jul 2020 12:33

Not my favorite song - but favorite lines from this haunting song

Alanis Morissette - Uninvited

Like any uncharted territory
I must seem greatly intriguing
You speak of my love like
You have experienced love like mine before
But this is not allowed

You're uninvited
An unfortunate slight

Topic: What Are The Movies You've Seen That Have Great Soundtracks?
Posted: 27 Jul 2020 06:33


Topic: What Kind of Car Did You Drive in High School?
Posted: 25 Jul 2020 09:41

My 20th forum post! I drove a 1974 Orange Datsun pick-up truck in High School - but my senior year I bought and drove a sparkling green street legal dune buggy made from a Volkswagen bug.

Topic: What hobbies do you do to relax?
Posted: 25 Jul 2020 09:36

I'm trying to post up to the 20 count so I can be a grown up here - but obvious to my photo - love to ride my motorcycle. 1999 Harley Davidson Dyna Wide Glide with a Screaming Eagle Big bore kit and customized just the way I want it. My Chopper.

Topic: That one song...
Posted: 25 Jul 2020 09:30


Mony Mony - by Billy Idol - it is the dance song that brought out the groove in my wife and I - before marriage and after. Although there are many slow songs that we danced to - this was the one that made us love being ridiculous on the dance floor. To this day - we can still bounce to it as we sing along - often looking at each other while we do.

Topic: Longest drive
Posted: 25 Jul 2020 09:20

I think my longest was Virginia/DC to Seattle/Tacoma in Washington State, although I have driven all over the United States and there are only a few left that I have not driven through. One of the longest I drove straight was Dallas, Texas to Boise, Idaho. I have driven in other countries too, but the longest drives in the USA.

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Enemies and Allies

Medieval times or modern times, knight or soldier, one's word must be believable, and one's actions must follow. It can define you as an enemy or an ally, a friend or a foe. Time and modernity has not changed that measurement of trust. Man or woman, boy or girl, trust can be a treasure. Honor is a gift to yourself. The abandonment of an oath results in loss to both parties. First felt...

Added 29 Jul 2020 | Category Musings | Votes 9 | Avg Score 5 | Views 248 | 7 Comments


It was a dark and stormy night, in a metropolis before UBER, GRAB, and iPhones. She had been with friends but was now alone, although with an umbrella, no taxi in sight. He didn't mind the rain, but had taken temporary shelter off the street. She noticed him marooned under a shop cover as she strolled by. He noticed her walking alone and was still a believer in chivalry. She was not too...

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Dirk's Deal - Dirty Dozen Demystified

Dirk was waiting in Laboratory #1. Dr. Ingram had invited him for a special briefing, promising to provide him more background and understanding of not only their next mission, but their overall mission. She also promised to brief what he needed to know about the enemy's tactics, and the Dirty Dozen's vulnerabilities. Dirk was absolutely ready, he had waited a long time to be trusted...

Added 13 Jul 2020 | Category Science Fiction | Votes 3 | Avg Score 5 | Views 300 | 1 Comment

Fire & Ice - Chapter 3

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Added 10 Jul 2020 | Category General | Votes 3 | Avg Score 5 | Views 276 | 2 Comments


She loves her Daddy. He gave her all he could for her to stand on her own. She retains all he taught her, all the memories along the way, and the confidence that she built under his tender care. She travels many paths but it is at bridges that she remembers him the most. Chasms of various heights always scare her. Bridges may not be perfectly safe. "Cross with care, don't look down, and...

Added 09 Jul 2020 | Category Micro Fiction | Votes 7 | Avg Score 4.71 | Views 283 | 6 Comments

Wandering Jack - The Curse

I am here to tell my own story. It's not yet over and I will have to go backwards before going forwards in order for you to understand my circumstances. I don't much like the word damned, as it has a history of being so final. I resist that I am damned, although I fully accept that I am cursed. You see, I made some bad decisions. I am sure there is not anyone out there that has not. So, I...

Added 03 Jul 2020 | Category Supernatural | Votes 3 | Avg Score 5 | Views 336 | 1 Comment


I've traveled many miles before reaching you. Fallen from vast heights, down waterfalls, rivers and through streams. My pollution is minimal as I have always kept moving. Now, I want to be a lake, never to leave you. A sanctuary you are to me. I feel safe, I feel clean, I feel fresh each day. My past is behind me. I have come a long way to be with you. As a lake, we must yet flow a little...

Added 24 Jun 2020 | Category Musings | Votes 11 | Avg Score 4.91 | Views 436 | 11 Comments

Fire & Ice - Chapter 2

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Added 21 Jun 2020 | Category General | Votes 4 | Avg Score 5 | Views 329 | 2 Comments

Fire & Ice - Chapter One

Jenna sat in the waiting area of Cox Consulting, she was early. She was always early for appointments. It was part of her success strategy. A strategy that was working for her. She was a highly trained professional. A consultant herself, she smiled inwardly that she was about to become a client to a management consultant, as a paid benefit from her company. Her smile widened as she reflected...

Added 17 Jun 2020 | Category General | Votes 5 | Avg Score 5 | Views 396 | 3 Comments


She walked to the window, desiring to step from the dark toward light. Where was he now? Did she really want the answer to that? He was dedicated to a system that took more than it gave. It took him away from her. It always left her waiting for his return. He gave her everything. It was more than a job to him, she knew that. She loved him. She had sons by him and they loved him too. They...

Added 13 Jun 2020 | Category Micro Fiction | Votes 8 | Avg Score 5 | Views 276 | 6 Comments

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