Christmas time is nearly here

Christmas time is nearly here Give a shout, hooray! It’s time to be with those held dear, To frolic, sing and play.   But behave yourself, the warning goes, To kids, both naughty… Continue reading

Christmas Field Guide

My new favorite website! Science comics by field naturalist Rosemary Mosco, who seems like a really awesome person and has made some really awesome nature comics. Hard to pick a favorite, since they’re… Continue reading

Black Vulture

I have no doubt that one day I will be an old black vulture, my face a mass of wrinkles and sparse hair. I will sun myself along the boardwalk, and stare down… Continue reading

How we spend our lives

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. — Annie Dillard

Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue Fundraiser

Hey everyone~ As you might have known from my previous post Max Seigal Photography, I’m good friends (I’d even go as far as to say best friends) with Max Seigal, who takes epic… Continue reading

26 Things I’ve Learned in My 26 Years

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. — Frederick Buechner 1. Not everything in life has to be hard. Sometimes the easy path is the one you’re… Continue reading

An Unfortunate Reality

  It is an unfortunate reality for innate idlers that our modern world requires one to hold a job to maintain a sustainable existence.” — J. Maarten Troost, from the book The Sex… Continue reading

Max Seigal Photography

Hey Everybody! My good friend Max Seigal has a new photography website, which everyone and their dog (and other pets) should be checking out right this instant! Here’s the link (I’ll make it… Continue reading

I stay a little longer

Good-night! good-night! As we so oft have said Beneath this roof at midnight, in the days That are no more, and shall no more return. Thou hast but taken up thy lamp and… Continue reading

Home is now behind you.

Home is now behind you. The world is ahead.” –Gandalf While contemplating this picture and quote, listen to Concerning Hobbits, one of my favorite songs from the Lord Of The Rings movies.