Mermaid and Minotaur meet on the shore of a strange sea.
There was turtle.
Turtle was alone and swam in the deeps of the sea.
And none know what Turtle found there.
And turtle is silent.
When Jax awoke, he had that familiar feeling between the eyes – something between a dentist drill and a jack hammer. Why, Oh why did he drink so much last night?
Icy January day at Netarts. I was still recovering from the flu. The world was deadly grey and the cold had sucked the light out of the sky.
“Most people like to look at mountain rivers, and bear them in mind; but few care to look at the wind, though far more beautiful and sublime, and though they become at times about as visible as flowing water.”
– John Muir (1894)
Many years ago, when I was living in California, a friend of mine had a little cabin in Forest Knolls, in a redwood forest in the hills, an hour or...
Eternal Father, strong to save,
Whose arm hath bound the restless wave,
Who bidd’st the mighty ocean deep
Its own appointed limits keep;
Oh, hear us when we cry to Thee,
For those in peril on the sea!
“Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from exercising poor judgment.” – Reg Lake When we kayak rough waters, the mantra, never come out of the boat, never swim, is one we must repeat...