Tag Archives: travel

The Carolinas

One more week before I get on a plane and go somewhere new, somewhere with stories I’ve never heard but have read a lot about. I used the $500 I had in savings (don’t laugh, that’s more than I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Love in times of war

The airport is magical and heartbreaking at the same time. I love it for the endless possibilities it teasingly suggests. The stories that have passed through, all that emotional energy; the hugs and kisses of welcome, and the tears of … Continue reading

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The song of the ocean

How wonderful to get to feel the road underneath my wheels again, to be going somewhere new and beautiful. It stimulates the brain, and oh lord I need this. I can feel myself teetering on the edge of depression and … Continue reading

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Only you

It was perfect weather to be out in the Columbia Gorge. It’s so beautiful out there. I got up early, and headed out of the Portland gray and into spectacular sunshine. WAAAM is one of my favorite museums on the … Continue reading

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Never bored

It was worth the sleep deprivation to get there. I love airports, and we ended up meeting his flight in Seattle and then walking around the fabulous part of town in the moonlight. He’s delightful, and oh lord that wiry … Continue reading

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Only cowards cook on low

My holiday miracle came early this year: I brined and cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving that came out absolutely perfect. It was one of those vegetarian fed, free range, kosher, antibiotic free, stress free, yoga turkeys. The damn bird probably … Continue reading

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