Winter stopped by

February is when this area begins to look like Spring. It always cracks me up because I’ve lived in the coldest, snowiest places for much of my life. Idaho, Vermont, Nevada, Colorado, Alaska – all these places with serious no-holds-barred winter. February is still dead of winter in those places. But here, daffodils are putting […]

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Breathing smoke for a week

Wildfires are raging across my state of Oregon, as I’m sure you’ve heard in the news. People have died, homes burned to the ground, and thousands of people evacuated. Friends of mine have been ordered to evacuate their homes, and more have just left to try to find clear air to breathe. California is getting […]

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