Whales and Tears

The 'sorta poem' at the end came to me after seeing the Grey whales off Yaquina Head the other day. We see so many of the horrors we inflict on our fellow beings, especially regarding plastics, all over social media and the news. It lightens my heart to see some whales and other sea mammals … Continue reading Whales and Tears

Sheared Bolts and Science

Last week had us finishing up our time in Seaside and Cannon Beach. Some of you may have seen the quick Facebook post about our slide being broken. Yep. As we were bringing in our slides, so very close to heading out; we noticed the living room slide wasn't coming in on one side. Luckily, … Continue reading Sheared Bolts and Science

The Stilly

(Photo Credit: Julie Gant) 

The Stillaguamish River, near Mount Pilchuck in northern Washington, is my soul river. She’s heard my songs and felt my laughter, swallowed my tears and carried away my prayers. She has cleansed me and buoyed me, made me giggle and brought me serenity. I love this river — the Stilly.  I’ve been visiting the South Fork of … Continue reading The Stilly