Wilderness

  The path gave way underneath my feet. The ground was soft…thawing from winter and still wet from the recent rain and snow. I glanced back behind me to see the imprints of my boots on the trail. My father’s words hung in my mind…. “Why are you looking behind you, you’re not going thatContinue reading “Wilderness”

Oh yes….I want…..

I want to be surrounded by your old walls, the dim light settling on my shoulders. The creak of the cold wood floors on icy nights under warm wool socks that cover my feet. I want to be taught to value life through each meal at the table, nicked by hands that built it. To teach my children the value of aContinue reading “Oh yes….I want…..”

Still Waters…..

Run deep……don’t they?                          “Not till we are lost….do we begin to find ourselves” – Thoreau I took Sophie down to Rattler ford on Santeetlah Creek yesterday for some exploration and alone time. The dogs played hard while I just found a rock and spent timeContinue reading “Still Waters…..”