Winter Harmony

Winter Harmony

Veteran’s Park, Monterey, California   “A few light taps upon the pane made him turn to the window. It had begun to snow again. He watched sleepily the flakes, silver and dark, falling obliquely against the lamplight.” ~ James Joyce, “The Dead” The winter...
The Red Wagon

The Red Wagon

Quarry Park, Monterey, California   By neglect or overwork, whatever the cause, I rediscovered the childhood fracture in my back called a pars defect. A few doctor visits and another round of physical therapy reminded me of the whole ordeal. At the age of...
Whispers

Whispers

Lake Tahoe, California   We were the guests of Lynn Scott in the home founded by her grandparents at Lake Tahoe a hundred years ago. On the last day of our visit, Lynn invited us to spend time sitting at the lake’s edge. The sun drifted in and out of clouds,...