Category Archives: Textual

A sea of mountains extend out my window seat, stage right. There’s a forest fire burning down there causing hazy strips of smoke extending southeast into the pacific which is now coming into view. The sun, just beyond the wing … Continue reading


For a combination of reasons, I barely slept. I was cold for starters; the temperature below freezing. And the wind, a light but constant menace with an unexpected dessert-like warmth. Still I was chilled and shivering to the bone. Patches … Continue reading



Just along I-90 and around the eastern shore of Lake Coeur D’Alene in Idaho’s panhandle, there lives a small population of Bald Eagles. I have driven through here many many times, unaware of this special place until my most recent … Continue reading


The spine of the ridge glowed in this, the late day sun. The light danced sporadically through the shadow of clouds positioned just off the other horizon. They hugged the infinite sun. The jagged rocks reached like fingers to the … Continue reading