Tag Archive: Utah

How we spend our lives

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

Straight lines

“I don’t much care for straight lines. Too lacking in possibility.” – Craig Childs, from Soul of Nowhere


We are driving through Arches National Park, and it’s raining. There are big flashes of lightning here and there, but I can’t hear if there is any thunder. The car windows are rolled… Continue reading

The eyes of this place

  “To stare directly into the eyes of a place like this, to not look away, is nearly unbearable.” – Craig Childs, from the book  Soul of Nowhere   Max and I spent… Continue reading

Owachomo Natural Bridge, Utah

I am sitting in Natural Bridges National Monument, at Owachomo Natural Bridge, the last of three natural bridges in the Monument. It is after dark, and I’m waiting for the stars and my… Continue reading

Utah Wandering

  I’ve lived a lot of places, but I’ve never lived out here, in the desert of Utah. I wonder what it would be like, to wake every day to this. It looks… Continue reading