somewhere new, someplace safe: little big adventures

It's a tough thing: this settling down into the cushion of every day life after you've done big and brave things.  You're walking through that dreary snow-drift of wanting to do well in your simple life while trying to figure out what to do with the aftertaste of adventure. These days, adventure looks like learning [...]

somewhere new, someplace safe: a celebration of beauty

I really can't tell what's beautiful anymore.  I passed two young fellows on the street the other day.  I know who they are, they work for the garage.  They're not churchgoing, either one of them, just decent rascally young fellows who have to be joking all the time, and there they were, propped against the [...]