This photo captures one of my favorite places on Earth and imparts a sense of serenity, loneliness and infinite possibility. When I look at it, I can see myself spending countless hours at the pier’s end gazing off across the lake. Just imagining and breathing it all in.

Some places are magic for your soul.

Photo credit: Aboudi Minkara; June 2012


Happy, Shining Grizzly Bears

Scene opens.

I am riding in a late model car with an open roof. Could have been the rented 2012 Peugeot recently dropped off at Charles de Gaulle Roissy 2. I seem to remember tossing the keys to the agent and hauling ass into the terminal before he had the chance to survey the vehicle. We rode that car hard and something about hanging up something wet…oh, I don’t know. Maybe I have guilt issues. Read the rest of this entry »