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Monday
Aug182014

Look: go.

I hike the same trails over and over again, multiple times a week generally, getting lost and found over and over again in a landscape that’s so familiar I could probably walk it with my eyes closed. But it’s so much more exciting to keep them open, since I never know what I might see on any given day, what little surprise is in store for me – a raccoon skull at a bend in the trail under the redwoods,

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Monday
Aug112014

Here is how you know...

Lately I keep getting this feeling, this one thought bubbling through me from the ground up, this one thought that says,

I am so on the right track.

It's the best thing ever, this feeling -- good, solid, incontrovertible. Under my feet all the time.

It seems crazy, almost too good to be true, you know? But here's the thing: it is true.

I've been observing the signs, noting the times when this feeling washes over me.

Here is how you know.

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Monday
Aug042014

Country Mouse Monday: Heidrun Meadery field trip and....

We've been hunkered down and working hard here at Blissbug these past few weeks. What can I say?

It's been Summer As Usual around here.

Which means we've been staying ahead of the zucchini bounty, making pesto and harvesting tomatoes. and thinking ahead to winter crops. In addition to attending BlogHer 14 and building our little businesses. Serious bliss.

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Friday
Aug012014

Get to work. Make your life.

Waiting at a stoplight to make a left-hand turn, I was stunned at the progress made on the new community college building on the corner. Three weeks ago, I swear it was just a pile of dirt, and now here it was three stories high, with a roof on it and everything.

"Holy Shit," I said to the steering wheel. "That happened fast."

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Thursday
Jul312014

Really. What are you waiting for?