The photo above was taken in either 2001 or 2002 during my first trips to Romania. The sweetheart that is on shoulders is Gabi, a little girl that lived in the children’s home where I would serve for 2 ½ years. I’ve been thinking about Romania in the last week, all that I learned there … Continue reading Finding a Groove in Uncertain Times
When the sense of wonder found in my yard matches that found in the backcountry, I feel my heart and soul are better appreciating all things natural.
East, sun rises anew, Spring Equinox dawns. West, waxing moon sets, Capping winter's rest. Full moon awaits, To rise in the eve. Spring emerges complete, Winter left to grieve.
My wife Pam has an iPhone, I have an android. Apple has a built in app that tells you how much time you spend on your phone. I was really glad that my Samsung had no such device, but curiosity got the best of me and I went searching for one. Of course, it revealed … Continue reading 40 Days
I finish The Colorado Trail and muse about the future.
Pursuing elk provides ample opportunity to reflect on more than a hunt
Dormancy wanes as the bloom bursts forth, another life form taking nourishment from that which gives life and sustenance; giving, taking, re-birthing, the cycle springs forward.
My dear friend of over 20 years, after an eight month battle with endometrial cancer, handed out one last homework assignment. It was my pleasure to honor her at her memorial service. This is the text of the eulogy I delivered on her behalf.
Beyond my front door, afar from the confines of my comfy chair, lies my mistress. I sneak off to be with her whenever I can as she causes my heart to skip whenever we are separated.
At times we may be merely hanging on, while at others we eagerly await the opportunity to spring forth.