Victoria, British Columbia.

Oh, how we love the Pacific Northwest! We seem to find a way to get out here at least once a year.  My daughter loves it more than any of us, though, and she’s actually been out twice, in the past two weeks.  Yes, once for her 18th birthday, to visit a dear friend from…

Aspen forests.

“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.” Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a thought that’s been bubbling up in me lately, and it’s a comforting one.  Maybe it’s part of growing older- or, the nicer way of saying it- maturing.  Or…