Author Archives: Chris La Tray

Blog Update

Still cranking away on updating what I want to do with this. I’ve set getting Julia’s updated DonkeyGirl website and store and all that as a priority first, though; made some good progress on that this weekend, and hope to … Continue reading

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Sunday Short Story Day

Had an excellent little mini-vacation to Arizona the last few days. Finalized some plans for how I intend to continue this blog that I’m kind of excited about. In the next couple few weeks I hope to relaunch it. I … Continue reading

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Super Snow Sunday

Spent the morning yesterday out putting in a few miles on snowshoes at the top of Lolo Pass. It was a gorgeous day, and the snow was perfect. There was also about twice as much of it as there was … Continue reading

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Sunday Short Story Day

Week five in the books. . . . In the Hard Nowhere by Chris Rhatigan from Watch You Drown (ebook) (01/29/2012) Padre by AJ Hayes from Pulp Ink (ebook) (01/29/2012) The Creation of Ice by Sandra Seamans from Pulp Ink (ebook) (01/29/2012) The Dame, the Doctor, and the Device by … Continue reading

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Sunday Short Story Day

Week four, still going strong. Special Topic: Terrorism by Hal Niedzviecki from Look Down, This Is Where It Must Have Happened (City Lights) (01/22/2012) The Woods by Benjamin Percy from Refresh, Refresh (Graywolf) (01/22/2012) Pig Helmet & The Wall of Life by Pinckney Benedict from Noir at the … Continue reading

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Photo Finish Friday

The Ansel Adams Meets Easy Rider Edition.   This is a self portrait of yours truly from August of 2007 (damn, that’s almost five years ago!). It’s from Yosemite National Park. I was on a work trip in the Sierras … Continue reading

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The J.O.T. Film Festival, Day Four

Monday night was supposed to be Coens Night at the JOTFF. Things started off with a bang. True Grit Damn, I love this movie; liked it even more the second time around than I did when I saw it in … Continue reading

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The J.O.T. Film Festival, Day Three

Sunday night I changed things up a little bit, firing up Netflix streaming to go with one movie I’d seen before and one I’d had on my queue for some time. All in all, it was another excellent evening of … Continue reading

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The J.O.T. Film Festival, Day Two

BATMAN Night Last night’s viewing festivities consisted of the firing up for the first time of the blu-ray copies of Christopher Nolan‘s two Batman flicks, Batman Begins followed by The Dark Knight. I hadn’t watched either movie in some time, though lately, with … Continue reading

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Sunday Short Story Day

Week three in my short story project for 2012: Bad Movie by Pete Risley from All Due Respect, Issue #20: January, 2012 (Online) (01/15/2012) The Stain Carrier by Sophie Littlefield from Beat to a Pulp (Online) (01/15/2012) That of Which We Cannot Speak by Alethea Black from I … Continue reading

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