The Stray

Once again it is time for another thrilling episode of the Canadian Summer podcast. Roy and Cale meet more of Summer’s family. They also finally get to the Stampede. Roy and Summer go for an accidental swim, Cale makes cross cultural connections.

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Spotify is here.

As always you can listen on the show’s website here

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Gas City

It’s time for another episode of the Canadian Summer Podcast. In this episode the boys and Summer arrive in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Summer and Roy get to know each other, while Cale saves a cat and learns about knitting.

Pretty excited to add Spotify to the places where you can find the podcast. Click here if you are a Spotify user.

Here is the iTunes version.

As always you can listen to it on the podcast homepage by clicking here.

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Bangers and Mash

In episode three of Canadian Summer, Roy and Cale finally make it to Canada. After disposing of contraband firewood, they accidentally order up some trouble at a small town Cafe.

Catch it here on iTunes, or you can listen here as well.

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Ranger Leads the Way

Episode Two of the Canadian Summer Podcast is now released. You can get it here from iTunes.  In this episode the boys stop to help an elderly lady when her car breaks down. This leads to a tangle with some thieves, an injured dog, and some surly teenage girls. Hope you enjoy it.

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Canadian Summer

CA Summer (1).pngIf you’ve followed this blog lately you’ll know I’ve been working on podcasting. I recently published two short story podcasts, which I hope you enjoyed. Those were all done as preparation for this moment. I am excited to announce the first episode of my newest podcast Canadian Summer is now available.

Find it here on iTunes.

Canadian Summer is a fiction podcast that tells the story of two college boys, Roy and Cale, as they journey to the Calgary Stampede. Along the way they meet with various wacky characters, and have some misadventures. They also get to know some lovely Canadian ladies, and learn that not all Canadians as are as friendly as advertised. I hope you enjoy it. The story will be told in episodes

“But Silas,” you say. “I don’t have the iTunes can I still get your podcast?”

Yes, yes you can.

Here’s the podcast website.

In this episode entitled, Heartache in a Hardhat, Roy and Cale come across a lovely distraction while sitting in traffic near Spearfish, South Dakota. This turns out to be a bit more than they bargained for when they run afoul of jealous boyfriends and angry cell tower builders. Hope you enjoy it.

Don’t forget to subscribe because each week a new episode will arrive as the boys have more adventures. Stay tuned.

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50 Shades of Plaid (Reprise)

DSC_0501Robert Burns is the most famous poet of Scotland and every year fans celebrate with something called a Burns Supper. This year it fell on January 26th.  It’s a meal that celebrates Scottish heritage involving poems, drinking, and of course Haggis. I wrote this story a couple years ago in honor of this event.

I posted this before when getting my podcast underway.  I thought I’d repost it now that everything is working properly. Hope you enjoy it.

You can listen to it on iTunes here.


The show’s website

If you enjoy this, please share it with your friends. Canadian Summer will be taking a couple weeks off while I have some life stuff to deal with but never fear I’ll be back soon with more Roy and Cale adventures.


50 Shades of Plaid.

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Jasper’s Food Drive

Hey everyone, I hope you’re all having a great December. I told you last time that I was getting ready to try something different and now I think I’m ready.

Some of you are aware of my short stories that follow the misadventures of two intrepid heroes named Roy and Cale. Well, they have a whole story now that is loosely based on somewhat true events. My goal for this longer story is to tell it via podcast. This is something new for me, but I think the story fits the podcast format well.

The first episode of this podcast will start in January, but I thought I would give you a little taste by creating a short Christmas story podcast to share with you now. So gather around your fireplace, or computer, or whatever and give it a listen. Currently this podcast is available right here on this link. When the story launches in January, it will be available here as well as iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Give it a listen and let me know what you think.

One more time, click here to listen! Merry Christmas!

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