Reentry

Reentry

Well, my vacation is basically over. Were it not July 4th, I would have made my way merrily to work this morning, and in less than an hour I would have found myself at home, sitting in this very spot, doing this very thing. Writing. Serendipitously, or rather by design, my week off fell pleasantly next to a national holiday and was thus extended by a day.

Undoing

Undoing

This week, I am on vacation. Though I marked the start of the break last Friday when I left work, announcing loudly to my coworkers still busy at their desks: “I’m on vacation!” I would have had Saturday and Sunday off regardless. So, technically,...
There and Back Again: Spring?

There and Back Again: Spring?

There are early signs of Spring emerging in the back yard. The days have been a little warmer, a few trees and bushes have begun to push out their first buds, and patches of grass are growing greener. There is hope out there! But inside, in my heart and spirit, the...
Real Vacation – Real Life

Real Vacation – Real Life

My time in Washington was a real vacation.I laughed with family. I ate really good food. I drank lots of good Seattle area coffee. I saw lots of interesting sites. I splashed on the beach. I hiked on a mountain. I even rode on a couple of ferries. And then I left. My...