One Year. 366 Days. One year ago from Sunday, Evan and I set out on a great adventure—marriage. But we decided to make the actual day an adventure, as well, so we set out on bikes from Jackson, Wyoming to String Lake in Grand Teton National Park [28 miles], waited out the rain, vowed to … Continue reading a nearly grand anniversary.
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.
I woke up this morning. Outside it should’ve been bright… but it wasn’t… it was dark and alive. Then the rain came. So, I quickly made a playlist consisting of some of my favorite rainy day songs… …and starting reading my book. It was a peace of comfort. Then, [partly because i’m addicted to the … Continue reading i should mention…
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.
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.
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.
After a long day, I came home to this… It reads… “Ray-Ray- Sorry I ate your dinosaur cookie from Bishop and then lied about it for the next two years. I got you this replacement from Pendl’s*. It’s technically a tea cake, but it’s the best I could do. Looove You, A.” You must be … Continue reading …and then lied about it for the next two years.