My mom passed away 18 days ago. Complete shock; I am still in denial. She was "healthy as a horse" and never got sick. If she did, she'd be better in a day or so, and we never worried about her. She'd also hadn't been to a doctor in 20 years, so when she started … Continue reading Funeral

“I’ve got some words and I cannot let them die in me.” – Macklemore

"I am a writer, because I write." - Cheryl Strayed I've always written, in some form or another, since I was little. I remember the first time I let myself be overcome with expressing myself on paper, it was in the fourth grade at Edgemont Elementary School, and I was asked to do a report … Continue reading “I’ve got some words and I cannot let them die in me.” – Macklemore

So me

I hope I never get tired of taking pictures, the color blue, and reading. I hope I always love tacos and margaritas and Mexican music and culture. The Spanish language and people. I hope I always remember to focus inwards and be aware, awareness is the root of everything. I hope my kids grow up … Continue reading So me

“The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.”

I am blessed to live by the ocean, in the great Puget Sound. Everyday I get to see the changing shore, the constantly wavering shape of the tide and beach, the wondrous variety of horizon, of clouds and sky and water line, the colors, oh the millions of colors, the light and dark, the warm … Continue reading “The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.”