Author: W.A. McDonald

Love is…

Love is...

Love is selfless, it is not selfish Love is giving, it is not taking Love is honesty; not some lie you think I am dumb enough to believe Love is kind, it is not cruel Love is openness, it is…

Selfish Act…

I used to believe that those who take their own lives are committing the ultimate selfish act! I no longer believe that. I also used to look at famous people and wonder what there is to be depressed about. They achieved what it…

Uber Trucking!

First Autonomous Truck

We are seeing a lot of press these days about autonomous vehicles.  Mostly cars, with Uber doing its best to push the driver out if its cars, meaning even higher profits.  Good for them.  However, It is not just a…

Sleep In

Sleep In

Mom is yelling from the top of the stairs to get out of bed It is summer, and you wonder, what is going on in her head You mumble, “I wish I were an adult, a man in one’s own…

It’s Back!

Terra’s Stripling Space Knights

Terra’s Stripling Space Nights is back on this website.  “Where did it go,” you ask.  Well if you are asking that question, then you need to follow me on Twitter so you know what the hell is going on around…

Alone With You

A better life you have made mine Your heart is warm, giving, & kind You give of yourself without regret A warm smile is always a safe bet Life with you is an adventure Occasionally, the odd misadventure You add…

I’m a Lefty

I'm a Lefty

In case you did not know it, I am left handed.  Well sort of… I grew up in an era when left handed was considered abi-normal.  If you do not get that reference, watch Young Frankenstein.  I highly recommended it…F’n…

A Writers Path

Struggling writer story eater.

I have written a lot of crap in my quest to become a readable writer.  Throughout that process, I kept every crappy manuscript my Brother typewriter generated.  For years, they moved with me from place to place, state to state,…

Blame the Dog

Dual Climate Control

For the last two decades I have been driving nothing but outdated piles of crap.  Then recently I purchased a car that actually has some of the modern luxuries’.  Leather seats, steering wheel controls for the stereo and cruise control,…

An Unlikely Chain of Events

Movie car crash scene.

Purpose-dent Definition: A deliberate incident the happens expectantly and intentionally, typically resulting in damage or injury. An event that happens on purpose with apparent or deliberate cause. A few years into my over the road truck driving career, one of…