Monthly Archives: March 2015

Of Pixies and Springs That Keep on Running

The car is full to the brim with tent and backpacks and wet clothes from incessant rain and trekking up a soaked path to some wild hot springs. The boys chirp in the back, exhilarated by the adventure that started with driving up a dirt road where deep, rain-filled holes reigned supreme and placid, and… Read More »

Lessons From Magpies

Initially published as a column in the AM News on Friday, March 20, 2015.  The most magpies I have seen at one time in our front yard is six. It was January and everything was covered in deep snow then and the six birds were an instant one-of-a-kind decoration for an otherwise barren, dormant tree.… Read More »

Bills And Morning Runs – Connecting The Dots

Originally published as a column in the AM News on March 13, 2015.  It is 11am and I am out for a run. I get to see far over the grasslands yet my eyes do not make it that far. A river of yellow air sitting on top of the downtown like a lazy impudent… Read More »