So much action happens in the game what with players racing from one end of the ice rink to the other, stopping on a dime, changing directions, fights, and goals all of this on a thin piece of sharp metal.

and now for something completely, completely, completely different...with lumix camera with leica lense secure in hand I ventured out into the world yesterday in search of light, subject , and scene. the following is just a portion of what i found at Skinner Butte park along the Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon; aside from the… Continue reading the annual plummet

“Get me Jokinen!” Chief of national security barks to his aide, Thomas.

“Yes sir, right away! Ah, sir would that be Jarmo, Jukka, Jussi, Jaakko, or Matti?”

The following has been, courteously, translated into English: Angelica had just fooled S.C. Finland's top agent, he will not be aware of the blunder until she is well on her way home, to Sweden. Angelica had no time to loose, no time to relish in victory  she must get the microfilm to government officials. Conveniently… Continue reading greatly miniaturized reproductions have been recorded

writing, fighting fighting, writing the wordsmith is drained no prose no pose Grey clouds drift on high underneath fall in bloom a heavy sigh so much around abound yet nothing found so i frown the sad clown so i will search my porch perched     damn what was i doing?

Deep woods By the lake Smoke from chimney hangs lazily Sauna! Enter changing room Beverage cold on ice Now, deep inside Burning wood aroma Hot rocks Water tossed Steam arise Hotter, hotter, hotter Aaaahhhh Sauna! Birch branch bundle Slap, slap, slap Blood flows pores open Sweat, sweat, sweat Aaaahhhh Changing room again Cold one and… Continue reading Sowna (Sauna)

Expansive Sky blue Water fresh, deep Laughter echoes across mesmerizing waves Cliffs tower above rocky shores Tranquil coves Freighters move commerce Knowingly aware Power Waves crash Frigid Calm Superior