I want to be here.

It was a week ago today that I was in the ski accident. The ski accident where I lost control. Couldn’t gain control. The ski accident where I hit a tree. With my face. Whiplash. Lost consciousness. Blood everywhere. The ski accident when I broke my nose and cheekbone and bit through my lip. The … Continue reading I want to be here.

be hope.

Hey American Friends… How’s it going?  I hope you’re paying attention… because there’s a lot going on… Tomorrow, President Obama is giving his State of the Union Address.  I’m sure you’ve heard about this and I hope you intend on watching. A lot of talk about our economy.  Where are the jobs?  And then Health … Continue reading be hope.

a wreck.

The weather was pretty bad yesterday morning, which made it even harder to leave Gretchen.  Dan Long and I had such a great time visiting her in Denver… so much love. Dan was driving.  I was passengering.  We were both singing.  “No!  Sleep!  Til Jackson!… Jackson!”  Being silly.  Being us.  We got on I80 in … Continue reading a wreck.

i am done.

It was a hard year.  The hardest yet. Last fall.  Leaving Yosemite in a blur to try and soften the blows of a family emergency and my sister’s divorce.  The darkness of that. Fresno.  The tears of family, the delicacy of a two year old in question in your arms.  Hard. The frustration of uncertainty. … Continue reading i am done.