A Cactus for Your Thoughts

In spring, during those fleeting moments when the sun is nearly down, I often see Venus, hanging low and bright over the mountains. The mountains are a stark silhouette against … Continue reading A Cactus for Your Thoughts

To Be or Be Between

If music by the EELs (or is it Eels?) is your cup of tea, read on. Especially if you also like to dip your biscuits (your cookies, sheesh, where is … Continue reading To Be or Be Between

Over the River and Through the Woods…

As I bumble through this time of change — like a cyclone in a ceramic factory — I consistently receive wonderful gifts of encouragement from random sources.¬†One of my favorites: … Continue reading Over the River and Through the Woods…

Spring has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-up Part One

For once, it’s warmer outside our house than inside. I’m sitting on the back porch sans jacket. True, I’m still wearing a three-quarter length shirt and pants and I’m surrounded … Continue reading Spring has Sprung: Cold Season Catch-up Part One

Hut, Hut, Hike… Hike: Part Two

Wednesday, March 13: 2300 feet hiked, 2300 feet slayed, 5.2 miles Even sleeping in, pounding a plate of pancakes and at least four shots of espresso couldn’t erase the residual … Continue reading Hut, Hut, Hike… Hike: Part Two