I wrote these four poems in August 2019, during the very first trip my partner Jonathan and I took together. We spent four days camping in different parts of the Olympic Peninsula: the beach at La Push, 5 Mile Island in the Hoh Rain Forest, Sol Duc hotsprings, and Lake Crescent. I loved the diversity … Continue reading 4 Poems: Roadtrip. Camping. Love.
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
“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans”. This nugget of wisdom (attributed to John Lennon) makes me laugh and catch my breath at the same time. That gives it the ring of truth. In this cultural moment of ™mindfulness many more of us hear, say, believe this insight to be … Continue reading 2019: LEARNING TO FLOAT