Day 2, Bangkok: New art and old culture

Cultural CenterReclining BuddhaFlower marketWat PhoGolden Mount Temple Day two in the capital. We made up an itinerary for the day spontaneously, wanting to see more of the city but also take it easy and focus on eating a lot more street food and breathing a lot less exhaust fumes. Jonathan discovered that the Bangkok Art … Continue reading Day 2, Bangkok: New art and old culture

Landing back in the world – Asia & Europe trip Spring 2020

42 hour in. After three years of making a home in Seattle I am reconnecting with the world traveler I used to identify as so clearly. It feels good. Jonathan and I will be travelling together for nine weeks. Thailand, Nepal, France, Germany, Norway. Our destinations will all re-connect is with friends, family, and in … Continue reading Landing back in the world – Asia & Europe trip Spring 2020

Writing for Curiosity

Preliminary thoughts about why I write Of course I write because I want to join the ever more densely populated swamp of millennial travel bloggers. I want to be one in a million remotely publishing hopefuls inexplicably getting paid to share snapshots of the hammock they’re currently rocking in or ever-so-influentially describe the musings running … Continue reading Writing for Curiosity

Poem: Rolling Logs

Another poem inspired by nature observations on my recent visit to Salt Spring Island Three logs,having rolled off a ship,into the Salish Sea,find themselves side by side.Being rolled by gray waves now,with incessant tides,crashing against each other,hugging against each other.Worn smooth,separated from their identifying branches.Alone, together.Becoming gradually transformedinto cross-elemental beings.A fate they did not choose.Yet … Continue reading Poem: Rolling Logs