Searching for a memory in Tombstone

I’m standing outside Boothill Cemetery studying its surrounding walls, trying to match what I see with a memory from my childhood. I’ve just traveled along a dusty desert road. The toxic, nostril burning smell of a skunk (who has met an unfortunate end sometime earlier in the morning, I’m sure), leaks through my car’s air […]

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Traveling with gratitude

Sitting in the backseat of a Prius I quietly watch the landscape transition from a prickly cactus carpet to groupings of regal palm trees and let the white-noise hum of traveling down a lonely highway lull me into thoughts of remembrance.

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Farewell, 2017

Life doesn’t always take you down familiar roads or to happy places. Sometimes you end up on a highway with a lot of potholes and no rest stop in sight. ┬áThis year, I found myself on one of those unexpected trips, driving away from the salty sea air and into the dusty desert for what […]

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Let’s begin with coffee

Some of the best–quiet–little adventures I’ve been on have begun early in the morning with a good cup of coffee. So I thought since this blog is in its infant stage, that I would begin it in the same way. Let’s talk about coffee today.

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