This is the end of two long days of family stuff—some of it good, some of it sad. So many changes they make a long, multi-branched sequence like a polymer. Today, I said goodbye to my father before he moves away. I don’t think I will see him in California again. I’m looking for the upside, […]

Shorebirds Today

I’m recovering nicely from the A to Z Blog Challenge and starting to think about writing my novel once again. In the meantime, a smart constitutional includes much birding—sometimes twice a day. Yesterday, I hung along the edge of the Crystal Springs Reservoir watching the Red-Tailed Hawks and Turkey Vultures float on the updrafts as […]

Surreal of Approval

This is a photo. I took it one day on the water. It was on a Saturday morning or Sunday when I was sipping coffee and and watching the concentric circles expanding on the water, not knowing if they came from a diving bird, or something else. And then, it broke the surface, or should I say, came […]

Zen Garden

Due to social activities beyond my control, I’m late to post my final post for the 2016 A to Z Blog Challenge. As always, I learned so much and met some wonderful new people. Congratulations to all my friends who also finished the challenge. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors for the month […]