As I begin the long, tedious process of clearing space in our house, I find myself lingering in memory. So many things saved as reminders. Touchstones to a place and/or time in the past. That’s really why we end up with so much “stuff” isn’t it ? My saving things has never been about their … Continue reading Clearing Space
Before there was the P.O. there was the business of cooking. I could write volumes on both experiences (and I probably will) but this morning as I packed that Express Mail envelope containing my retirement papers, I drew a long relieved breath in and then let it out. Simple. Just breathe. I’ve been consumed with… Continue reading Soup and Supper
Every single time I make this drive I am in awe. This morning it was the moon on the big stage. The crescent hung bright against the full outline of the dark moon behind it. Stunning. I don’t have a camera to capture it. You’ll have to trust me on this one. I keep trying… Continue reading What The Light Teaches
I need to stop looking over your flaws like they’re tea on a menu that serves coffee —Jade Homa
I am back at Mineral School for a reunion of sorts. Resting on my bed in the “blue room” I can’t help but wonder what this place was like as a real school. Tiny little desks, with anxious little legs trying to be still as the teacher wrote equations or words across the chalkboard. Every… Continue reading Mineral 2.0
I have done most of my hiking in the southern part of the state. My mountains, Rainier and St Helens, my two loves. Yesterday I ventured north to hike with a friend at a couple new mountains. Shuksan and Baker (Koma Kulshan) stole my heart. Here was my day in photos.