Throne of Games

June 2022 This is the state capitol building in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is similar in appearance to other state capitols – even the national capitol building in Washington, D. C. I think capitol buildings are also similar in content, by what goes on inside. When I look at a building like this, IContinue reading “Throne of Games”

The War of Winds

Memorial Day There is a house in my neighborhood that flies six flags, including the American flag. The other flags sport political statements and symbols – not a flower or puppy in sight. (My gut tells me to steer clear of this house.) People do that – fly flags, I mean. The American flag isContinue reading “The War of Winds”

Moon Over Red Mountain

November 2022 My friends and I were driving from Silverton to Durango. It was dark, and it was snowing. There was a full moon, so naturally we howled. (Actually, we were singing, but who could tell the difference?) The moonlight illuminated the falling snow. We decided it would be cool if we drove through theContinue reading “Moon Over Red Mountain”

Mountain Clouds

November 2022 The last time I saw Yosemite looking like this I was on a bike in the pouring rain, wearing a blue rain slicker, watching the deer in the meadow. (Note to self: Rain is very noisy when it falls on plastic right next to your ear. ) I didn’t mind the rain makingContinue reading “Mountain Clouds”

Happy Birthday, December!

To Everyone Born in December May you always have a fire by which to sit and think. “I sit by the fire and think of all that I have seen, Of meadow-flower and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that were there, With morning mist and silver sunContinue reading “Happy Birthday, December!”