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Wy’east

Wy’east

Oh wise one, you’ve looked down on us for eons, seeing us build, frowning as we spread ourselves thin. Today I climb- up, up, out of the mist, to see you as you are. A sentinal, always watching. To read more about Mt. Hood and its history in storytelling, visit my post “In the time … Continue reading

Joining the ranks

Joining the ranks

I’ve become one of those crazy people- wearing spandex, tight-fitting rain gear and shoe covers. I flatten my hair with a helmet, talk routes, and bedazzle my ride with lights. Sometimes, I feel like a Christmas tree with the rest of ‘em, back end blinking red. I don’t speed along high-speed highways, trying to keep … Continue reading

The Weavers

The Weavers

I have a fascination with spiders. Maybe it’s their artistry, an ability to create intricate structures that serve as both homes and practical food-capturing devices.  Maybe it’s their solitude- how they live alone, work alone, spending hours waiting…waiting…patiently, high in trees, low in branches, on fences and between houses. Maybe it’s how their webs catch the … Continue reading

Ruffling my wings

Ruffling my wings

Though many animals have evolved to strut their stuff (peacocks fanning out a rainbow of feathers, lions growing impressive manes, cats perfecting their ownership of the sidewalk), I have not. I am not one to show off, gloat, or ruffle my wings. But every once in awhile, I have to share good news. This fall … Continue reading