If I squint, it might not be true…
If I hold my breath, I can wish it away…
Maybe I will wake up and it will all be a dream, a very bad dream…
The pain stabs suddenly. My stomach, chest and throat clench. Waves of nausea come and go. I go into...Read More »
After ALL that, we did it, we headed south for the winter. We packed up what little we owned and left the “Tiny Mansion” – and moved to Salida.
At 5:30 on September 14th, it looked unlikely. Gasping for breath with pain in my chest, I watched my friends seem to skip up the trail and wondered if I had it in me. Panic set in. Only once before had that happened. Climbing a smaller mountain with my husband...Read More »
Where did the pink go? I sit and watch the sun begin to shine a rosy pink on the peaks around me. I anticipate the glow growing warmer and warmer then suddenly the light is gone. Where did it go?
The light still exists but it is blocked by something at...Read More »
Those of us who have walked through are own personal fires are sensitive souls. Most the time we know ourselves as the brave warriors that we are, but sometimes the weight of the worlds woes gets to us and we beg to call uncle.
Yesterday I finished writing a piece for...Read More »