Ramblings Of A Man Named Joseph Carro

Posts tagged “Couple

The Kancamagus Highway

Posted on November 10, 2018

There’s a somewhat alarming sign that greets you as you approach the western end of the Kancamagus (pronounced “Kan-kuh-MOG-us” if you were wondering) Highway in Lincoln, New Hampshire. It reads “No gas for the next 32 miles”. As you pass the sign, you drive along a narrow stretch of road that winds itself through the White Mountains and through some extremely beautiful scenery. It’s a real treat in the fall, when the foliage is popping – but it can be a wonderful experience in the summer as well. Driving the Kancamagus¬† in the fall is like rolling through a kaleidoscope of autumnal color. You lose yourself momentarily as hills give way to stoic mountains covered with shocks of reds, yellows, browns, and even the…

Q&A With My Wife

Posted on August 14, 2018

Recently, my wife and I decided to do a sort of mutual Q&A post for our respective blogs. I’ve always enjoyed the whole “blog train” type of blog posts, where lots of different bloggers promote other blogs by their friends, but I’ve never really thought of doing one with my wife. Until now, anyway. It’s almost our one year anniversary of marriage, so we thought now especially would be a good time to sort of check in with one another. And, who knows – we may even make this a regular thing on each other’s blogs. So, with that said – I am just going to get to answering my wife’s questions. But also – please check out my wife’s blog, Beyond Pretty Thoughts.…

THE WRITE LIFE: Writing Prompt #8

Posted on July 7, 2018

As usual, it’s time for another writing prompt. I haven’t posted many lately because I’ve been so busy (I’ll write an update post later) but I felt like doing one differently than my normal “formula”. Feel free to post whatever you come up with in the comments, or even if you want to just let me know what you thought of the prompt. You can find past writing prompts under the WRITE LIFE tag under Categories on my main page. ————————————————————————————————————————————— With cold, grey eyes set into loose features, the old man with wispy hair watched the young couple struggle up the hill in the snow. His lips were dry and cracked and he wet them absentmindedly with his tongue as the chill seeped…