Clear Water

One of my very favorite things in the world is clear water. Streams, creeks, rivers, springs and lakes in particular. I couldn't tell you why that became such a draw for me, but it's been that way since my early memories of the creek behind the old farmhouse where we lived, and the lake my … Continue reading Clear Water

Failed Relaxation

Set out for a walk just after 9pm hoping it would help me relax before bed and about ten minutes in, the following occurs: Brain, anxiously: "What if a serial killer grabs us from behind and starts strangling us?" Stress response system: "Adrenalize! FIGHT MODE ENGAGED!" Me, definitely not relaxing now: ... Brain, cynically: "You … Continue reading Failed Relaxation