Watching the Mountain

Watching the Mountain

Funny thing, mountain watching. We do it like it’s never been done before- all the flocking, tent-piching, hiking, and picture-taking. The mountain, well, it sits and watches back, sometimes even chuckling at the absurdity and foolishness of all this activity.As it has been for the past 10,000 years or more. For the mountain, it knows. … Continue reading

closing of the day

closing of the day

The color of the sun is everywhere, making its slow descent. Yellow, gold, orange, pink, glowing light- every shade of the passing day. The light transforms everything into beauty- the spaces in between the leaves on the trees, the shaft of light stretching along the kitchen floor, a glow illuminating the bowl of yesterday’s tomatoes. And your eyes, … Continue reading