Catching Up with a Good Friend

Catching Up with a Good Friend

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves It would take me too long to recount how I know Kelly and why I like her. Let it...
Flip flops in the snow, unabashed selfies

Flip flops in the snow, unabashed selfies

“The future, good or ill, was not forgotten, but ceased to have any power over the present. Health and hope grew strong in them, and they were content with each good day as it came, taking pleasure in every meal, and in every word and song.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The...
Mellow Moonlight Magnificence

Mellow Moonlight Magnificence

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken,...
Playing Bikes

Playing Bikes

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” ― Plato Sometimes I just want to get out to play- so today I did. I set aside all of the debates and decisions and worries and I drove out to Loma. I climbed up Mary’s and...
Aruba

Aruba

“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Today Tim (my friend, not my son) and I hosted a group of fine gentlemen from the desert island of Aruba. I was...