Tag Archives: gifts of every day life

A Dog Named Ringo

I am not good at delivering bad news. So the other morning when I showed up looking rather serious in the boys’ bedroom and said ‘I have sad news’, merely confirmed my lack of skill in the area. One of my best friend’s dog died. Oh, you’ll say, that. Yes, that, but he was not… Read More »

Tying Wind and River Together… The Dance Continues

This is the place I discovered last year in May when the cacti were in bloom. And it was our first time seeing a cactus flower. It gives you the tingles. No pun, it does. You want to become a bee for the privilege of loading your insect pants with cactus flower pollen. A green… Read More »

Advice To My Sons: Live With Joy

Live with joy, no matter what comes your way, because joy is never to be lost, I’ll tell you why. You were once given to the world, to feel it all, to add to it, to stub your toes against thick knobbly roots and not feel anger but joy that trees exist and you can… Read More »