We’ve discovered something we enjoy together as a family. Re-enactments.Read More
I took a break. It felt good. We went on a trip. It was good. The days before leaving were hell. Preparing packing battening down the hatches of a native plant nursery and other self-employment related items. Hell. Hellish.Read More
We met up another time. I bummed a cigarette as a souvenir. I didn't confess to Sheep my reason to taking his cigarette. Later, I carefully stashed the cigarette and magazine in my suitcase, and flew home.Read More
We have been on the road three weeks today. We have experienced snow, rain, and wind. We dodged wildfires and drove past a small one on a grassy median. Today is the first day that we began to unravel... just a bit. Just frayed at the edges, just the littlest bit.Read More
"Have you ever thought of writing fiction?" Jared asks as I drove as fast as I could, which is usually about 1 to 3 miles per hour slower than the posted speed limit (Sorry, babe. Sorry, everyone who's ever been behind me).Read More
Over the years, Jared has been my champion. He's provided endless feedback. He's foxed typos, endless typos. Ha! Fixed endless typos that I don't catch ever after proofreading my own writing three times.
"Can you read my sh/t?" I ask him. "I know you're busy, but can you read my sh/t?"Read More
By day I slept. Deep and drugged feeling. Jared jostled me in the bed. I swatted him away. At night, I was awake and eaten by mosquitoes that flew in the window of the hostel. I was ready to leave.Read More