i was from portland.

I ran a half marathon yesterday. It went much better than the half marathon I ran two weeks ago... But don't worry... they took care of me oh so well... Anywho, yesterday's was harder than the one before.  Don't know why.  But later in the day, driving back from a pot luck in Wilson, I… Continue reading i was from portland.

a place for you.

I was craving Australia the other day. Weird, I know. How do you crave such a dark time? But, no... I craved the isolation, the invisibility, the unidentified wandering, the loneliness, the strangers. So, I drove to Salt Lake City.  By myself.  To go see a concert: Sleigh Bells and Yeasayer. Leaving Jackson with such… Continue reading a place for you.

nothing under my skin but light.

Too much love.  Too much excitement. Don't know why. So here I go. Sitting in the library, next to the poetry section, which holds like [i don't know] a hundred Billy Collins books, makes me feel close to you.  All of you. I love libraries.  Duh, who doesn't? I wish I could run around one… Continue reading nothing under my skin but light.

i am done.

It was a hard year.  The hardest yet. Last fall.  Leaving Yosemite in a blur to try and soften the blows of a family emergency and my sister's divorce.  The darkness of that. Fresno.  The tears of family, the delicacy of a two year old in question in your arms.  Hard. The frustration of uncertainty.… Continue reading i am done.

this isn’t that hard.

Today was a fabulous day.  Fabulous and action packed... so much going to do!*  Dabz and I did Old Bill's Fun Run here in Jackson and then quickly went to work as Dan Long's support crew, as he was Anna Davis' support crew.  Anna rode in LOTOJA today.  [that's a 206 mile bike race.]  Yeah,… Continue reading this isn’t that hard.

i got nothin’ to worry about.

There are some random things in life that I love more than I can explain... but I'll try to convey this one... Scratchy radio. I love it.  Listening to good songs on a station that sounds like you're just barely getting it... like you're lucky to have this listen... like it's telling you, "Remember the… Continue reading i got nothin’ to worry about.