A couple of days ago I finished reading Gravity, The Allure of Distance, by W. Scott Olsen. I bought it a few years ago. It called to me for all the predictable reasons. It’s a paperback. The cover shows an empty highway, a sign for Exit 0, and the kind of big-distance, big-sky terrain that … Continue reading Recent reading: Gravity, by W. Scott Olsen
Once upon a time in Austria
Once upon a time in Austria, on vacation, in Salzburg, I went to a classical music concert - Mozart, I think. This was in winter, just a week or so before Christmas. Snow dusted the tree branches overhead and the edges of railings beside and the puddles of frozen winter grass I walked past. Golden … Continue reading Once upon a time in Austria
What would you replace?
Three hours before my flight was due to leave for Jakarta, my car was broken into and the carry-on bag I'd packed for the flight was stolen. I lost my laptop, work badge, e-reader, paper notebook and pen, favorite headphones, makeup, phone charger, international plug adapter, hand sanitizer, makeup remover, toothbrush, hairspray, scarf, eye mask … Continue reading What would you replace?