'never underestimate what history can teach you about the present, about the future, and about cultures, people and faith; there's a lot we can learn about where we came from to understand who we are and where we're going...'
Thrilling news, that I just have to share... (i'm letting the cat out of the bag! shhhh) The Cafe I work for will soon be the carriers of Stumptown Coffee Roasters! Included with this transition is an intensive *Stump* coffee/bar training!
'A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.' - wilfred peterson
A trip, to a wonder of the world. (a first, for me) Afternoon Departure: March 5th from Los Angeles, CA. Arrival: Late evening of the 5th Grand Canyon, AZ. Holiday Inn Express Slumber.
Sunday, March 6th - 9:00am Weather: 52, Crisp Air, Strong Winds, blanket of clouds, scattered snow underfoot.
With my first sight of that stunning grandeur of ancient rock, my heart burst with wild flames of joy, forever a kindle of awe and contentment.
The winds roared like the sound of crashing waves, while we walked 12 miles of the southern rim. Donkeys on Trails, Cactus and Trees, Moss on Rock, Crows and Hawks. Dangling feet over the edge, my eyes continually adjusting perspective. 'She's' a shape shifter, with every step to every minute. There's no doubt that this land harbors a distinctive energy....
I'll return, with time to hike down those canyon walls.
Why do you paint? For exactly the same reason I breathe. That’s not an answer. There isn’t any answer. How long hasn’t there been any answer? As long as I can remember. And how long have you written? As long as I can remember. I mean poetry. So do I.