Monthly Archives: March 2018

Spring?

Yup – this is pretty much what it looks like out there on March 24. It’s been snowing since early morning – and it’s still snowing and it doesn’t look anywhere close to stopping. Which will likely cancel our snowshoeing trip … Continue reading

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Writing

I never forget that writing is not only my joy and my go-to (a bit like breathing) but also my therapy. When I’m sad or stressed or when I don’t know what is going on – when I need to sort … Continue reading

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Weltschmerz

It’s been at least 24 hours – and I still feel like there’s a rock sitting inside my chest. I described it to Simon yesterday, on the drive home, as sadness. That’s partly true – I think it’s also Weltschmerz … Continue reading

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Evening Ridge and Whaleback

I’ve had my eye on the Whaleback for some time – at least a year, I think. Today we did it: Simon, Peter, Ben, P’nina and I. I was leading and kept following a ski trail that looked good. I … Continue reading

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Dog Walks and Thoughts

Let’s see – maybe I’ll just hit the highlights (which means this post is just about complete – duh). First – a short story published today in Who Writes Short Shorts https://whowritesshortshorts.com/category/fiction/ So that was rather nice – and a few … Continue reading

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Hiking without snow but including bear spray

The good news is that I have, as of today, developed a deep empathy for bears – not necessarily when they are futilely hunting out more huckleberry bushes, but definitely if they encounter a human and get a faceful of … Continue reading

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Spring is coming – or so it seems

We walked the dogs on the Galena Trail today – to the gorge and back. And for a short part of the way, we were on actual dirt. Kind of gives you hope. Simon even managed to drive the car … Continue reading

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