Let’er Buck!

“Let’er Buck!” These two words can awake and excite a soul like no other.  My thought of what I wanted to be when I grew up is forever linked with these two words: a cowboy who would win the All-Around Championship at the Pendleton Round-Up… Realistically, there was a better shot of me becoming the President of the USA, as the road of a…

The Beautiful Silence of a Seattle Sunset

There is a special connection that exists between nature and man, and amid all the incessant din we create, stepping out along the shores of Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington such a connection can be made. There is an intricate dance between the Olympic National Forest and the Puget Sound waterway, a dance that makes the Pacific Northwest a little slice of heaven in the…

The Unconditional Love of Family

~  The Oregon Coast at Lincoln City  ~ Among the different definitions of love (puppy, unrequited, conditional, to name a few), unconditional love stands uncontested as the most reliable and harmonious to our hearts. Sure, folks may question whether any love is unconditional, but I am willing to bet that in the eyes of a child and mother together in laughter, you will find…

The Unrequited Love of Ellinor

Dear Ellinor, Never do I feel more alive, than when I am with you.  You take me from the mundane and offer me a simple taste of glory.  Our affair spans more than a decade, but each time with you feels like we have just met. Knowing that I am one of many does not change my feeling, for what we have is special….