Usually, I know when it is coming. Usually, I have a stock answer. Usually, it is not malicious. Usually, it […]
When we first saw this place, we knew we had to live here. The beauty was astonishing. Everywhere you […]
There is a place in the Sierra Nevada mountains where I go when I need to breathe. Sometimes I can […]
That is the Alleged Mel. So nicknamed by my brother, Daniel because whenever Daniel called our house, only I would […]
Remembering Edward Bransfield
I knew nothing about Edward Bransfield when I boarded the Island Sky in Ushuaia, Argentina. Nothing. I knew that Antarctica […]
It’s a HAMMER, Not a Mallet
Occasionally, just occasionally, I have been know to be a bit obtuse. Some might say that I have a stubborn […]
Song: An internal massage
I am the daughter of a singer. My father would sing at the drop of a fall leaf. He had […]
Antarctica, Tartans, and OMG!!!!
Sometimes life just sorta points you in the right direction and then you are where you never thought you would […]
RUSH: Minke! Minke!
There were times that I was sure the boat would list to starboard. The call of “Whale” would draw interest. […]
The Iris Homicide
It seems that spring has sprung around here. The first California poppy bloom let me know that our orange carpet […]