Posts Tagged: traveling

We aren’t in #Hawaii any more.

Well, Toto, we aren’t in Hawaii any more. At least for now. What is this heresy? I know, I know…those of you who follow my blog may have noticed I fell off the map after daily blogging about our epic vacation in British Columbia back in September. Well, that’s because in October my life pretty… Read more »

Sighting a wild wolf: #traveling #Canada

Sighting a wild wolf in Canada is a haunting thing. Seated in our brightly colored plastic Adirondack chairs on the deck, watching the river at low tide and sipping our morning beverages, a howl from the other side of the river lifted the hair on the backs of our necks. Long and low, echoing across… Read more »

Rainy days and adult children

The next three days are rainy: and by this I mean a soft but relentless moisture as if the pewter clouds have lowered to earth and spread themselves at various densities across the land. The sound of water trickling in all its forms takes on the quality of a timpani orchestra: the patter of it… Read more »

Hunting chanterelles in Canada

Hunting chanterelles in the forest of Canada was only one of the interesting activities of Day Three of our vacation in British Columbia. I see the men off for their fishing adventure, which consists of me bumbling into the kitchen for hugs and more hugs and then falling back into bed. I sleep extraordinarily well… Read more »

Picking huckleberries in #Canada #tobytravels

Picking huckleberries in Canada is one of life’s profound joys. But I get ahead of myself. Mike has been restless and prowling like a caged tiger since we arrived, dying to go fishing and exploring even as I dig deeper into the quiet: into resting, reading, writing, and gazing out at the water, hoping for… Read more »