Category Archives: Writing Projects

Bear Creek by John Mapstone

My brother, John Alfred Mapstone IV, wrote this piece a few months before he died. He desperately wanted it shared but didn’t know about blogging and relied on the clunky interface of google docs and Facebook sharing to post it. … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

The following is a letter I wrote to the editor of the local news paper, the Duluth News Tribune, and to our city councilors in response to an article titled “Duluth weighs pros, cons of funding for Avalon.” The reason … Continue reading

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Hypnogogia

I have been tasked with writing on three separate topics. This essay is on the first — the state between sleep and wakefullness. During the course of this project I am to write on whether I have experienced it, what … Continue reading

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