At nearly 60% of the way around the Ring Road, we’re coming back up on coastline. But first, we pass some of its more famous waterfalls.Continue reading “Virtual Iceland: Famous Waterfalls”
One day after Christmas.
One year after I watched an annular eclipse at sea.Continue reading “December 26”
May your day be blessed and bright, and filled with all hope.
When I visited Iceland in 2016, one of our tour stops was to see the Icelandic horses.Continue reading “Icelandic horses”
I haven’t seen a sunrise in a long time.
Sunrises (and that one fireball) were the one upside in the miserable commute that I don’t otherwise miss at all.Continue reading “December morn”
Well, I’m kind of giving away the current time lag I’m on (give or take a day) by telling you that Tropical Storm Isaias is bearing down on us.
Beyond my fence, is a little strip of land that’s technically public property – there’s a sidewalk and guardrail and whatnot out there.
It’s not mine. Or if it is, being outside the fence, it’s not top of mind. I don’t see it, unless I want to. Continue reading “Tending to the unseen (outside and in)”
Written before the stay at home order here. I don’t know if that changes much of what I said, other than that it’s all just a bit more exhausting now that it’s not a choice.
How quickly things change, from the days (just a few weeks ago) when I’d be angry when Amazon over-promised and (literally) under-delivered. If their site would say something is in stock and available for delivery tomorrow! and then multiple days later it was still “delayed.”
Then, I just felt lied to.
Don’t lie to us. The truth is always better than false hope.
That principle still stands, by the way. Hopeful but realistic expectations are more sustaining than happy falsehood.
These days, I’m just so grateful if something is in stock, or even has an “expected available” date. Even if it’s delayed – Continue reading “Shifting perspective”