I Do Not Believe In Passive Living

(Palm trees photographed in Big Bend National Park) I’ll admit that I make strange choices. I dated a guy for 2 years who lived on a different continent, and then married him and moved to his hometown. I quit my job to pursue being a writer. When my friends were all buying houses and new…

Find Your People

(Texas sky through the trees) I hope that you are the sort of person who paves their own way. I hope you are the sort of person who pioneers new ideas. I hope you are the sort of person who is not afraid to make your own map and go your own way. But whether…

Grasping at Straws

(Baubles hanging on fishing line over the road and between buildings in the Gay Village in MontrĂ©al, Canada) The more I think about it, the more I admire fishing line. It is strong and versatile and mostly invisible, except when viewed at just the right angle. People use it all the time from many different…

Wednesday Writing Update

(A divine salted caramel hot chocolate – a high point in a work day, I assure you) Thank you to everyone who has purchased a copy of ‘Adumbrate’! If you have not picked up your copy yet, this rider is available in paperback and ebook form on Amazon. Please contact me if you would like…

Top of the Ride

(View of a tide pool at Leo Carillo Beach in California) S and I landed in the Atlanta airport at 6:44am on Wednesday. We flew all night, which (due to the time change) equaled about 4 hours, and got home around 10:30am. We’ve had just enough time to unpack, do the laundry, catch up on…