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Kickoff Whirlwind

No, I’m not starting out on the trail yet.

This weekend, though, is the Annual Day Zero Pacific Crest Trail Kick-Off (usually referred to by its elegant acronym ADZPCTKO, which I still don’t know how to pronounce). 311 more words

Pacific Crest Trail


Why does the alcoholic crave the next drink
Mourning the empty flagon
Dropped in the sink
As one grieving┬álife’s end
For an old friend? 114 more words

Ocean of Whimsy

Stirring the magic out of all that we see,
is behind a closed-door, the ocean of whimsy,
where the waves are knocking and yearning to say, 9 more words


Mrs. Noodlekugel

Author: Daniel Pinkwater

Illustrator: Adam Stower

Maxine and Nick have just recently moved into a high-rise apartment building, surrounded by . . . other high-rises. So it’s with great surprise that they discover a small, individual house set in a small, green yard nestled behind their apartment building. 244 more words

Book Review

Getting Antsy!

Every year, before the peony blossoms erupt in their glorious shades of pinks and whites, the ants move in. There must be something savory on the blossom heads that attracts them each year. 147 more words


Mother and son.

I see your son in you.
The same glower in his eyes and yours.
The same pet lip when you sulk.
The same whine in his voice as in yours. 47 more words