23rd July 2023 Yesterday morning I agreed that a short drive might be in order. Went to brush my teeth and came back out to find: Silence. When Grant goes downstairs I often don't hear a sound for hours, yet somehow I know he's there. Yesterday I knew he wasn't. . The intention had been … Continue reading Tracks
0700/23rd June 2023 The dear little darlings will say they try to help me by waking me early, but they have not yet learned to wake me for a good sunrise. Inhumane to wake me early otherwise. It will be some time before dawn becomes manageable again. . Nibbs has been helping me with the … Continue reading Privilege
0645/8th June 2023 It may have seemed that my decision to return from the West Coast in 2018 was sudden and impetuous. At first, when I moved there in 2000, I loved it. The mountains and the proximity to the Pacific Ocean, a more laid-back life style all made me very happy. . Moving three … Continue reading Sweeter
1730/15th August 2022 In all times of stress there is a pinnacle, a point of no return, as it were. At that point one of two things can happen. Either the goal will appear achievable and worth the efforts of battling on toward it, or the goal will fade, obscured by the increasingly difficult challenges … Continue reading Surrender!
0730/20th July 2021 0647/21st July 2021 Morning smoke 0650/12th June 2021 Morning mist This morning's view, as compared to our normal view. The distant hill almost obscured. The weather this summer has been extremely stormy, to say the least. Anyone who reads my blog knows that I constantly watch the sky. The past few days … Continue reading Smoke
0743/11th July 2021 There is a name for this , but I can't find it because I don't know how to describe it to Google. Refraction of light. My aviation friends would know what it's called, but I don't have one on speed dial. How I wish I'd paid more attention to little things much … Continue reading Lowering my horizon
Soft morning light, so pretty Just as I finished my blog yesterday, snow began to fall once more, as if 31 inches was insufficient. From what I hear, this is the most snow they've had up this way in 27 years. And I was afraid this sort of winter was a thing of the past. … Continue reading Soft gray