Daily Life

Oops! I walked into a plate glass window. No real damage done, and luckily there was no one around to witness me doing it.

Made in China. Artist: Sui Jianguo.

Altar – St. John’s Cathedral. Denver, Colorado.

The Baptism of Persephone – I’ve often said that working for the Church I am privileged to be present at key moments in people’s lives. Unexpectedly that happened at this weekend’s Easter Vigil service. One-minute read, 2 pictures

At my computer. 4 pictures

Too good not to share – Today I received a couple of phone calls … from myself. I wonder which of my many clones it was.

Camped in the Devil’s Den. Video: 21 seconds & 5 pictures

Twin Falls at Hercules Glades. Video: 13 seconds

Wet Feet Hike – The full write up of my recent hike. I was determined to get out on a couple of free days no matter what the weather was. The forecast was for rain and as it had been raining a lot the past few days I was expecting the trails to be wet. Trip write-up: 16-minute read, 48 pictures

My desk was looking cluttered this morning – I was reminded of the saying that the state of one’s desk reflects the state of one’s mind. A tidy desk equals a tidy mind. For the last several months, my mind — and my desk — have been in a messy place. 2 pictures

A Quick Diversion Off-Trail – I had hoped that there would be more water running over these stepped falls, but this is what there was.

A Tad Chilly – I stayed in bed waiting for things to warm up before venturing out. I don’t have an insulated hood, so I improvised with my shemagh. Very elegant, very old lady. I’m also looking a bit chubby around the chops too.

The trails of the Ozarks are starting to look similar. 2 pictures

Four Days, Three Nights, and Two Wildernesses – The full write-up of my late February backpacking trip. Trip write-up: 18-minute read, 29 pictures

Winter sunset, Long Creek, Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Winter Sunset, Long Creek, Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Table Rock Lake at Piney Creek – Day one of three days backpacking in Piney Creek Wilderness.

My 2018 Top 100 on Spotify; it’s a tad eclectic. Brit Pop, Bluegrass, College Rock, Electro Pop, Folk, Jazz, Prog Rock, and Soul. One-minute read

British Passport (2018)

Rinse and Repeat. The shop assistant squealed, she’d never seen a passport before, let alone a British one … The UK and the US. It’s often said that they are two nations separated by a common language. After ten years living in the US I can confirm that it is still true. Three-minute read

Ginger & Sprinky – When you can’t get any work done because your cat likes Bach’s Cello Suites as much as you do… Video: 30 seconds

Leaf Me Alone. Sprinkles enjoying the sun in the backyard. 3 pictures

Red aumn (Fall) leaf on a background of yellow leaves

Flying – I love how this leaf looks like it is spreading its wings and is about to fly.

Meanwhile, here are some kitties – Life got busy, and things like processing and posting pictures have had to take a back seat. So, in the meantime here are some cuuute kitties. 3 pictures

Anticrepuscular Rays.

Back Yard Hammock Testing. Zzzzzzzz. 2 pictures

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