Open To Advent

One of my most terrifying encounters with the natural world was a snowshoeing trek in Colorado. I went alone into an avalanche warning area and hiked to 12,000 feet having told no one my plans to hike. At the trailhead there were fresh snowshoe tracks and I soon met two women and their dogs on their way down, and spoke with them for a moment before continuing the ascent. The women’s tracks stopped well before the summit. I walked past another avalanche warning sign and realized I had neither heavy… Continue reading Open To Advent

I Will See

the lesson she learned  when her memory serves  is to marvel with love at the sunset  – iron and wine – the swans and the swimming – heading into work one particular morning this november, the eastern sky pushed gently against the rain and the gray. the yellow leaves and the sun’s rays called and responded to each other in a quiet harmony. a hopeful melancholy. sitting at my desk, upstairs in the Theatre, i can look to my right to a window that faces 36th street. from my chair… Continue reading I Will See