The halfway point of hiking a mountain is brutal. There is the ‘Are you KIDDING me?!?! We aren’t there yet?!?!’ Quickly followed by the defeat of ‘I can’t do this.’ Then followed by ‘Damnit I came here to summit this damn mountain.’ You haven’t realize how far up it is, but there is this inkling … Continue reading far


Night brings quiet. Night brings peace. Night has an unmistakable, crisp scent. Night brings darkness and fear, but night brings stars. A light in the darkness. Since I was a little girl, as soon as the sun disappeared my lips could not contain the endless flow of words. My best conversations have all taken place … Continue reading night