Being in the Unknown with Family

Our construction plans screech to a halt, everything changing under our feet like the desert sand. Stop, drop, sit, wait, watch. More going on. We knew we had to get out here to fully understand the situation and what the need may be. Living close to family, living on family land, and sharing a house… Continue reading Being in the Unknown with Family

Ten Thousand Feet Up

Walking along an alpine streamwarm to touch.Heaviness like a blanket,no relief the further I walk. Trees weep with open soresMy spirits sink.Witnessing the suffering of the forest of spruce,lodgepole pines,The sorrow of an entire ecosystemfailing. Bright growth along the stream,life would go on.The warming days threaten fishbut not all the flowers.These trees may disappear, someday,but… Continue reading Ten Thousand Feet Up