It’s been a rough week.
This week’s 365 project theme of “dark” isn’t going as well as I’d hoped, due to a whole lot of snow (white) and cloudy nights with no stars.
This week’s theme of “white” for my 365 photo project was fun and relatively easy.
Is it just me, or does 2015 seem ridiculously futuristic? Like jetpacks, housecleaning robots, and psychopathic computers named Hal?
My friend Susan picks a word to use as a touchstone for the year, and I liked the idea so much I’m giving it a shot for 2015. My word is emergence.
I’m not a morning person. I mean, I love them, I’m just not great at having coherent conversations or making sure the coffee filter is sitting on top of the mug before pouring the boiling water. (I’ve actually done this.) But I’d never been to the Taos Mountain Balloon Rally, and people said it was great, so even though the balloons take off in the early morning I considered going.
You asked for it and I delivered, just in time for Christmas, Chanukah, or Solstice shopping. (Not sure if shopping for Winter Solstice gifts is a thing, but let’s go with it.)Continue Reading
I didn’t have much time at El Malpais National Monument (NM), so I only have photos and no fun stories to share. I didn’t check out the lava tube caves, for example, but since I’m claustrophobic there certainly would have been some fun stories there. Like maybe I crawled partway in, the tube got smaller, I got stuck, had a panic attack, tried unsuccessfully to claw my way out while Sam whined at the opening and did not run, like Lassie would have, to get a park ranger to rescue me. And then I died.