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Even a cup of coffee for a few dollars, or $5 for a triple grande mocha would give me some 'juice' to create for me and others.

Other Articles and Writing

The Veil

The Veil

Placing a parent in a retirement home is one of the hardest things a child has to do in life. But, it’s much harder for Rebecca – and stranger.

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Doorknobs

Doorknobs

Some doors you can’t even find. This short story that opens the way for other times and dimensions – or at least to a field in Pettigrew, Arkansas.

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Fifty-Three

Fifty-Three

Today is January 20, 2019.Yesterday, I turned fifty-three years of age.Level 53.  It’s been nearly a year since I wrote a blog post. I’ve worked on some stories, however, over the past year and hope to start sharing again soon. I’ve also worked on my business, spent...

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Memorial for My Mother

Memorial for My Mother

This blog entry comes a few months into 2018 and the first blog I've written since my memorial to my dad and his passing last September 2017. Of course, this is a bit of a cheat as I'm actually going to share with you the memorial speech I gave at my mom's service in...

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Dad, RIP

Dad, RIP

Saying goodbye to my dad and going through the five stages of grief. Just dealing with how I’m really feeling. Reader beware.

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Heading Back to Elementary School

Heading Back to Elementary School

Sometime between sixth grade elementary and seventh grade junior high, my father brought home a tape recorder that was designed for hearing or vision impaired students. It was bright orange and all the buttons were colored and had braille on them. But besides being...

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The Piano

The Piano

Sometimes, the burdens of life become too heavy for men to bear. But we’re expected to bear them anyway. But there comes a point when you just can’t.

What happens then? Joe decides to find out as he ventures into the woods and experiences something he never imagined.

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Palingenesis

Palingenesis

On Leo Station, it’s time for Commander Inana to begin a system’s check to ensure everything is in order and functioning at full capacity.

But, is it?

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Revised Intro to “Black Dragon”

Revised Intro to “Black Dragon”

- - First stab at my first rewrite of the intro. _______________ A low rasping moan echoed through the dank dark entombed ruins causing sleeping bat wings to flutter as well as small rodents and thousand-footed insects to scatter back into holes for safety....

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Theme for 2016: “Why Not?”

Theme for 2016: “Why Not?”

2015 was an interesting experiment in goal setting. It was more about focus and theme vs specific goals. However, I did have one specific mandate for my business and that was profit. Yes, part of my 'theme' for the year, but it was a very pointed and...

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Semi-Daily Journal: 002

Semi-Daily Journal: 002

Semi-Daily blog, indeed. Ten days after the first, and there has been a lot of things occur. But primarily I would say that being a parent, husband, business owner, teacher, friend, sibling and creative is a challenging juggling act. I found myself leaning...

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Semi-Daily Journal: 001

Semi-Daily Journal: 001

Tomorrow is Columbus Day. People want to change it to Indigenous People's Day. I do understand. History showed a much different portrait of Columbus than people of the past portrayed him and his actions. It's kind of a big deal, in a Confederate Flag...

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Creative Connections 0002

Creative Connections 0002

I should really have shared more creative connections since October of 2014 when I posted my first connection, but... Cie la vie! Creative Connection 0002: Why People 'snap' so much in the USA. Oh, sure, there is violence and craziness everywhere in the...

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Return to Mayfield

Return to Mayfield

Chapter IVisiting Mayfield in the backwoods of Kentucky always brought pleasant memories to mind from my youth. My two sisters would spend hours in the library while my grandparents went about their daily activities. Ms. Cooper was always so helpful and...

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Camenae

Camenae

Oh ancient, Camenae, bless me with inspiration,so my creations are not all perspiration.Though Homer asked for help from you, the Muses,I ask for those named by Andronicus without excuses.As I reach to the heavens for topics profound and entertaining,I...

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What We Leave Behind

What We Leave Behind

As I walk in nature, I often come across an abandoned camp site or a pile of stacked stones and I think about the people who had been there before me and left traces behind from their visit. Granted, the hiking trail is a constant reminder of years of use...

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Transcending Time

Transcending Time

Travis Triplett walked his mutt of a dog four times every day, from his small cottage home tucked back in an early 20th century neighborhood to a nearby park, and dutifully picked up the piles of shit she left behind along the way. He didn't...

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Why All the Darkness in My Star Trek?

Why All the Darkness in My Star Trek?

(This article was written in January 2015. See Author's note at the end for a new additional perspective) In 2016, Star Trek and I will hit the half-century mark. That's right, 50 years young. Whether it was because my parents watched it, or I...

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Living a Creative Life

Living a Creative Life

As part of my 'beginning of the year' reflection and goals, I really wanted to get back to my core strengths and passions. It's pretty easy to pinpoint, actually. I love creating. And this isn't in just one area. Stories Art Food Spaces Logos...

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Return of the Sun

Return of the Sun

As I write this post, the sky is gray, fog lays across the hills and valleys, rain is drizzling down and it's cold. Not freezing, mind you, but pretty dang chilly. It's a perfect day to curl up in bed and watch a movie. But this is the year of...

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An Introverted Extrovert: Confessions of a Social Guy

An Introverted Extrovert: Confessions of a Social Guy

Hi, I'm Eric Huber with Blue Zoo Creative. And you are...? This is normally where I start when I'm out at a networking event or some happening where I'm meeting new people. From there, I love to learn about people, hear their stories and figure...

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Creative Connections: 0001

Creative Connections: 0001

Today begins a little space on my website where I attempt at making creative connections. Not where I meet other creative people, mind you, but rather make connections in observations in the world. In a recent article titled Secrets of the...

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Sponsor Creativity

If you’ve enjoyed anything on my site, please feel free to donate what you can. In turn, I’ll continue to add content and encourage others to live a creative life! Regardless, I hope you’ve enjoyed your time. If you feel like reaching out, please do so. I'm easy to find.

Even a cup of coffee for a few dollars, or $5 for a triple grande mocha would give me some 'juice' to create for me and others.