20 Jan 2013
January 20, 2013

Death Sucks

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Death sucks. In my tiny community, death has been strolling around lately, visiting mostly older folks. Not a shock, but still sadder than any words I know can express. Last week, a very fit forty-year-old man I had just met died in his sleep. He was going to get married soon. In 2007, my forty-four-year-old.. read more →

16 Jan 2013
January 16, 2013

Get Up Laughing

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I have started downhill skiing again. I skied a little thirty years ago, self-taught. Did okay, guess you’d say I was an intermediate skier. A couple of years ago, I skied Telluride in Colorado, where they slapped a helmet on my head, terrifying, and I spent the entire time trying not to stiffen up with.. read more →