Broken Solitude

I thought that I was going to have a nice, peaceful morning down by the lake watching the fog dissipate and reveal nature's splendors that lie behind. And then I hear a distant honk. The geese have arrived and need to make their presence known to all. So much for a peaceful morning. Even though … Continue reading Broken Solitude


We all have a panacea - a solution for all of life's ailments. For me, that panacea is being outdoors. Stressed? Go for a trail run. Tired? Take a walk. Annoyed? Sit on the deck. Sad? Go on a hike. Mad, depressed, or anxious? Do something, anything, outside and let the fresh air soothe my soul. … Continue reading One-Size-Does-Not-Fit-All