When I was 21, I spent five months living in India. It was only the second foreign country I had ever been to, and the first was Australia, which didn't really prepare me for what I was about to encounter. The conditions people existed in—both their own physical bodies and the environment around them—were horrific. … Continue reading Being Dog’s Best Friend
My favorite day of the year has arrived. The sun is with us for a glorious 14 hours and 59 minutes today, which is about 40 minutes fewer than it would be if those pesky mountains weren't in the way. Or about 4 hours fewer than if I were in Homer, Alaska, as I was … Continue reading Happy Solstice!
Living like this, the way I'm living at the moment, is harder in the summer when there is so much daylight, so little cover of darkness, when everyone is out and about being flagrantly, aggressively happy.
Our two wheels follow Curves of asphalt and water What will we become? From a series of haiku I wrote from April 2014 - April 2015 to celebrate the ways that my partner and I were able to enjoy our time together each weekend. I'm publishing only the ones that I believe can be appreciated by someone … Continue reading Haiku June 20-22, 2014