Stumbled across this poem, written by fellow WordPress blogger Brad Osborne, that capture a sentiment similar to my novel, “Suicide by Everest”. If you’re interested in reading more of Brad’s work you can do so at https://commonsensiblyspeaking.wordpress.com. EVEREST Oh, the wind-swept, lofty summit That calls men to their death Prayers offered in frozen breath ~~~Continue reading “Everest – A Poem”
2.11 – 10-Gallon Hat “Are ya’ all making these things smaller these days?” the man joked as one of the flight attendants moved forward to help. It was a soft bag, and after a few strategic shoves, they were able to close the compartment door. The man looked around for someplace to put his 10-Gallon hat.Continue reading “Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.11 to 2.15)”
2.16 – Executive Lounging Tex would have run off the plane had the other passengers not been in his way. He wanted to put as much distance between himself and his alleged ex-boyfriend as possible. Brig was in no hurry to get off the plane himself. Just as the gate attendant in Salt Lake CityContinue reading “Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.16 to 2.20)”
2.6 – Edna Young Brigham “Brig” Young VIII was born in the summer of 1980, the second child but first-born son of the Youngs. Brig’s sister, Brenda, was two years older than he. As the first-born son, Brig was first in line to inherit the massive wealth the Youngs had accumulated throughout the decades. ButContinue reading “Chapter 2 – The Prophet (2.6 to 2.10)”
1 EPILOGUE 2 THE PROPHET 3 HONG KONG 4 THE BUDDHA 5 THE RELUCTANT SCHOLAR 6 THE HAPPY HO 7 SALT LAKE CITY 8 DISORGANIZED CRIME 9 BULLET TRAIN 10 LHASA 11 THE DEATH ZONE 12 PROLOGUE
QR codes make it easier to find, add, and pay friends on Venmo! Just open the scanner in the Venmo app and center the camera over the Venmo QR code. After you scan the code, you’ll be taken to my profile page where you add me as a friend, and send or request funds. YouContinue reading “Venmo QR Code”
Brig, James and Tommy rest at Rongbuk, as Brig realizes that he now has something to live for.
Brig establishes his final resting place only to be rudely interrupted.
Brig awoke from an uninterrupted sleep feeling better than he had in months. Due to the altitude, it was difficult to breathe, but Brig felt energized and eager to be on his way. Another cruel irony, Brig grinned and prepared himself for his final act. He sat up and turned on the light next toContinue reading “The Death Zone – Chapter 11.13”
Brig writes goodbye notes to those he is destined to leave behind and prepares for his death.