On the south facing slope dry, warm dust of clay cliffs.Fuzzy crocuses.Some sleepy, some stretchinghigh, to the sun lit sky.Blades of grass,pushing green,growing.Bright leaves, slowly unfolding like arms, like art,swirling vein patterns,demanding nothing, but gaining all of myattention. Walk slow,through these forests.Stop, often.Bend to touch.Feel the moss, the lichens,No longer brittle but, still firm, still … More Old Pines
April 2018 Mt. Kirkjufell should not have been climbed this time of year. I DO NOT recommend this. The soggy grounds, still in the grips of winter, combined with the unpredictable Icelandic weather, make this climb a very dangerous one. However! I firmly believe I experienced Iceland’s best week of weather. With maybe 10 minutes … More Mt. Kirkjufell, Iceland, a Gallery
At last, I could see the blue gleaming gash in the earth ahead. When we arrived, Aziza collapsed in tears, the wind was even more concentrated, bellowing through the Ice Cave. We were all alone up here… … More Kluane Ice Cave
HOSTAL LAS LAGOS, Guatemala City Quite literally a hop, skip and a jump from the airport which is -really- handy when you are flying into a country you know nothing about after a long non non-stop flight (that’s right, I use double negatives!). Did I mention it’s dark out? And as every backpacker knows, the … More Guatemala Hostel Life
We’ve never missed a payment, never been short on anything we need, and we’ve repeatedly been able to indulge in what we want. … More The Envelope Method
“The next time someone tells you you’re beautiful, believe them.” … More I love you so much… let me lay awake at night thinking of all the ways you could die.