Mom would frown and shake her head. “Good, God, stop crying. I wasn’t a saint, you know.” Grief is a heavy activity. Doing one’s best not to cry is hard to do. Talking about it is exhausting. The permanence of her departure is a… Continue Reading “IMO: Looking for Mom”
Counting down the days until we head to the Colorado Rockies for some quiet time at a lake cabin. Last time Jim and I went to the San Juan National Forest just north of Durango, we camped outside of Telluride. This time we are… Continue Reading “1 Shot Wednesday: Colorado Aspens”
We bought a mystery vine a couple months back for our back patio. The extreme heat made the blossoms hide in their pods. Finally last night a Monsoon hit and cooled off the Verde Valley. Out popped this surprise!