From Seattle to Victoria, I saw a story unfold

I love ocean crossings. I took one recently, from Seattle to Victoria, through Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. It promised pleasant vistas of farms, lighthouses, rock cliffs and forested hills, with snowy mountains off in the distance. With a bit of luck, orcas might break the surface of the ocean. If … Continue reading From Seattle to Victoria, I saw a story unfold

Sorting through the clutter of life’s random experiences

“Curiouser and curiouser,” said Alice, as life got larger and larger in Wonderland. It’s a phrase I quite like, and find myself muttering rather frequently, sometimes for big reasons, but mostly for small. Lately, I feel as if I have been collecting randomly interesting experiences, which I tuck away for future reference, hoping that, with … Continue reading Sorting through the clutter of life’s random experiences