Can’t Help But Smile

Can’t Help But Smile

“The road must be trod, but it will be very hard. And neither strength nor wisdom will carry us far upon it. This quest may be attempted by the weak with as much hope as the strong. Yet it is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: Small hands do...
Right at Home

Right at Home

“Short cuts make long delays.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring “The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring I woke with the sun this morning and went for...
Catching Up

Catching Up

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey Melissa was kind enough to meet me for a catch up visit at the Lunch Loop. I had brought Trinity...

Stargazing

“I have walked a stair of swords,I have worn a coat of scars.I have vowed with hollow words,I have lied my way to the stars-Songs of Sapphique”  Trinity and I ventured out in the dark and cold tonight. Winter has finally knocked on the door of the Grand Valley. We...
Like Pulling Teeth

Like Pulling Teeth

“I tried to abandon my tenacity, but I just couldn’t let it go.” ― Tim Fargo Even after almost a year, the kids still occasionally (read: constantly) protest about getting out on the trail. Dennis was away for the day, which means we go to play. I dragged them...