Contemporary Contemplation

I am taking a course titled “British Literature” this year. I have worked my way through the greats, from Beowulf, to Shakespeare, and finally to creating some of my own work. One unit this semester titled, “Expressions” called me to visit poetry again, for the first time since junior high at Liberty Bell. The outline…

JNs? Quarantine? Summer?

I keep hearing that 2020 is canceled, or that people wish they could skip to 2021. But… Why? Above is a very privileged thought I keep having. I am so incredibly grateful to live in the Methow Valley where quarantine means being stuck on a 20+acre stretch of rolling-hilly terrain where I have a shooting…

Road Trip

Over the Cascades pit stop in Seattle. lots of driving car camping, long straight roads, broken down car, three hour tow-truck rides, sketchy hotels, nice hotels, more driving, elevation gain, a massive canyon, Taos. Taos I had the pleasure of training with the local Taos mountain bike team after my victory at the Ride the…

Art, Because Art is Anything and Everything.

Thoughts 1 With life spinning around and rushing toward me like a tornado just off the coast of my present life I have taken a break from my blog (sadly). But I hope to be back on a semi-regular posting basis. I think that it is important for me to add that I am not…