Tag Archives: being present

City vs Country, Part 1

Moving to Montrose has been interesting. I wasn’t sure I’d be staying for long, but after the Denali trip fell apart, it turns out I’ll stay for sure til next summer, when I hope to get back on the road for The SpokenCoast Project again. Meanwhile, I’m adjusting to life… Read On

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My New Love

Sure, there’s a lot of cute guys in Chicago, but they’re too complicated. Humans in general are. Instead, I’ve given my heart away to the four-legged friend in the photo, Marty. And he’s given me his heart back! It was a tad unexpected, but these things usually are. (Full Disclosure:… Read On

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Injured Reserve List – Again

3/16 UPDATE: On the injured reserve list, again. (Written day of, but just getting to the post now…) I went to the climbing gym after crying a lot about my mom today, mixed with awesome playtime with my nieces. I came off the wall wrong & landed wonky, causing a… Read On

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Things We Take For Granted

In this season of giving, I’m unable to give my time or money to charities and community groups like I normally do. Instead, my “group” is my mom; my efforts all for her comfort. When facing someone who’s dying, the gifts I receive far outweigh any measure of comfort I… Read On

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SpokenCoast Theme: Finding meaning in one’s life

Hooray! Here it is! The “Viktor Frankl” post. It gives me a special thrill because I like that Viktor is spelled with a “k”. Gives off a Transylvanian vibe… Drive Out Fear It’s one of the “14 Points of Quality” by Dr. Edwards Deming. In a recent interview by Meghan Ward… Read On

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Nome Is Where The Heart Is

This post was written back on September 29th. Due to the intensely personal nature of the content, it took me several days of consultation & editing to decide on the final piece. Thanks for your patience & understanding. These last 2 weeks in Nome, AK have been really special, in… Read On

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