Lunar Beauty, Earthly delight–my loving relationship with Mt St Helens

Joey and I have been up to Mt Saint Helens three times in the past season. The first trip we made was in late July on a rainy, dark day.  The trail past tree line looks like a pilgrimage to the most sacred site in all of the moon.  Volcanic rocks and sand alternately soften … Continue reading Lunar Beauty, Earthly delight–my loving relationship with Mt St Helens

Playing Nice with the Other Kids–making friends in the real world

I have been an adult for roughly a year now and I feel that I have been pretty successful.  I have a job, a roof over my head, a relationship, blah blah social status symbols blah.  But for all this "stuff" I have checked off the list of social acceptability, I have found that I … Continue reading Playing Nice with the Other Kids–making friends in the real world