28 May 2010

eyes wide open

The pink of the rhododendron bush shocks me each time I step out the front door.

27 May 2010

big plans

I'm sitting beside a loud group of boys who are eagerly planning their upcoming camping trip. "What do we need a frying pan for, man?"

25 May 2010

wild roses

The sweet scent of wild roses fills my car as I drive by the banks of bushes on the highway's median.

22 May 2010


First hike of the year. We stop talking and listen to the wind swirling through the branches high above.

21 May 2010

story teller

The party of four huddles around the table, completely engaged with another. One face registers shock, one disbelief, and another smiles. The speaker has a satisfied look like the story's well told.