Among the Wildflowers

I had a dream that I was lost among the wildflowers, spinning and laughing endless notes of joy. The wind twirled my hair in such a way that I became … Continue reading

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She Dreams in Color

I saw the mountains and grew to wonderful new heights. I didn’t know when I’d return, but it was enough to simply be alive. “Do what feels right in your … Continue reading

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Upwards and Onward We Move

“And I think places are very much like people, and it’s lovely to spend time with, you know, an attractive or glamorous person, but it’s even better, I find, to … Continue reading

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2013: We Are Living Our Adventure

Note: Hyperlinks appear in bold. Click on them to read selected stories from over the past year.  There were times when I found myself engulfed in an inexplicable sadness, a … Continue reading

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Black Magic

”I’m going to drink a Jack and Coke.” “I’m going to take a long shower.” ‘I’m going to go to the cabin and shoot guns with Dad.” “I’m going to … Continue reading

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Discovering Home: Part 2

“Found out my mom just died,” read the text on my phone. It came as a surprise, and I read it slowly out loud to my dad as we drove … Continue reading

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I Knew I Had a Lot of Love to Give: My Journey to Switzerland

It’s like leaving a good-enough lover. In relationships, you have the terrible ones that wronged you and the ones that flew you to great heights. But what about the in-between? … Continue reading

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Where Your Soul Feels Free

  Lately life has been happening so fast that words swirl in cyclonic patterns through my mind, only to dissipate before I have a chance to sort them out and … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snowy day

Not exactly a warm welcome, but I’m excited to see the snow. This time last year I was packing my bags for Switzerland! My how time flies…  

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Moving Day

I sat on the hood of my car with my dad standing by my side. The remaining contents of my life at home were lazily strewn about the floorboards, and … Continue reading

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Warm Coffee on Cold Mornings

Good morning, darling.

January 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

The beauty of endings and beginnings.

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

30 Day Hustle

The Challenge: Take one picture every day for 30 days. Capture and appreciate the subtle beauty of ordinary moments. Why: “I guess you just have a wandering soul,” my dad … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

There was a chill in the air and a frost on the ground, and everything felt the kind of different that comes with the start of a new year. The … Continue reading

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