During this time and for several long years, she endured bullying of which I did not take notice. I didn't notice her withdrawal nor her painful feelings. I didn't notice the beating drums, the growling cellos, nor the screeching violins' crescendo until it was the only thing I could hear. It was our wake-up call

Table Scraps

She never knows if she's getting chicken breast or pizza crust from my plate. She can't see what's on my plate, and she's happy to get anything I give her. Besides, I can't give her too much or she'll get sick, and I don't want to have to clean-up that mess.

From Away

Maine residents, or Mainahs, have this statewide idea that if you don't have several generations of Maine-living in your lineage, you are "from away". Fair enough. But now that I owned a house in Maine, I could then claim I was from Maine, right?

Let's Get it On

I just finished meditating, walked into the kitchen to make some coffee and saw two eagles fighting on my drive way. Two bald eagles locked in battle refusing to let go until I came out with a camera. Sorry for the shaky video. I was trying to watch it and take photos at the same time.

Trail Less Traveled

“There is no trail. The desert has no path. Or rather, there’s a trail here and there. You can walk…you can just walk around a mountain. Yeah, you can walk in circles. You think you’re walking in the right direction but sometimes you walk in circles.” - Vermont Dairy Farmer

Explosions would light up the night sky above the bright lights of the stadium. I would crawl through my window onto the gently-sloped roof ledge and feel the colored bursts at my level. They were in the distance but you could still hear the cheers.