Tag: Journal

Desert Summer Afternoon

Desert Summer Afternoon

| August 9, 2016 | 2 Replies

Here I possessed nothing in the world. I was no more than a mortal strayed between sand and stars, conscious of the single blessing of breathing. And yet I discovered myself filled with dreams. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery It’s summer in the desert. The intense silence on a hazy afternoon broken only by the soft whisper […]

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Restlessness

Restlessness

| May 26, 2016 | 12 Replies

I believe that curiosity, wonder, and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways less intense emotions can never do. ~Kay Redfield Jamison I had to visit the canyon again, not for any reason I could […]

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Canyon Time

Canyon Time

| December 5, 2013 | 2 Replies

  As I have for quite a few years, among the first things I do after a long absence is spend a couple of days by myself in a remote canyon, to reconnect with old friends – places and spirits, rock and water, remnants of past cultures, dark nights, deep silence, cottonwoods and sagebrush and […]

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In the Blink of a Lifetime

In the Blink of a Lifetime

| July 19, 2011 | 15 Replies

There is no telling what secrets and revelations may haunt in these lonesome wee hours of the night. I spent four days on empty roads, walked in untrammeled alpine meadows and slept among the verdant aspen groves on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains before returning home to my beloved high desert. It’s always hard […]

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It was a Warm and Stormy Night

It was a Warm and Stormy Night

| August 3, 2010 | 10 Replies

It started like any other summer Friday in Torrey. Right around 5pm a peaceful silence falls over the town and the work week is almost palpably over. Despite the sparse traffic, on days like this I like to stay at the gallery a bit further into the evening, not so much for the sales potential […]

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