I’ve been writing fiction for more than a decade, learning how to write. Publication hasn’t been my focus- it’s felt premature, considering my late entry into the world of literary art. My only publication has been in a community college publication- until now. Check out this short story, which is actually an excerpt from my first novel. Feels great! She Never Heard of Langston Hughes … Continue reading My first piece in a national publication, the Island Review
Although Glacier National Park is full of spectacular vistas, I was particularly drawn to the particular. The ancient rocks date back to the area’s primordial ocean beds, replete with ripples, later thrust up in convulsive upheavals as the earth’s plates ground and pushed against each other. And the glaciers and snowfields produce waterfalls, rivers and streams all over the park. Water on Rocks, rippling, singing, … Continue reading The Beauty of Rocks and Water
Keri (long time friend from Corvallis since l983) and her son Cal (now 17- wow, I was with him when he was born!) headed to Glacier this week, the two of them in their Navion Class C home. (Hey, how’s that for RV lingo?) What a spectacular wilderness of enormous, steep mountains and valleys carved during the Ice Age by massive glaciers. We hiked 4 … Continue reading Off to Glacier National Park- my longest trip so far
My “new” (15 year old Roadtrek camper van) has been christened by the women of the Cascadia RVwomen chapter at CleElum Washington. I’m learning how to be a dry-camper; no electric or water hookups, just plain good old fashioned camping, but in a comfortable van rather than on a thin pad on the hard ground in a tent! Baby, i’m on the road again. The … Continue reading On the Road Again!