Part one of this story is here: Drive to Crater Lake. I thought I was seeing it all that day, as I drove through the afternoon. Mountains, rivers and hills. I left the Columbia River behind at The Dalles, and carried on south. I still had a ways to go before reaching Klamath Falls. I drove … [Read more...] about Sunday Story: Dancing with Crater Lake
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Fuck and all the other swear words were prohibited in the Tucker household. There were, of course, certain exceptions. My father’s mostly under his breath muttering didn’t count when he was fixing stubborn things or trying to find what he needed under piles of hockey equipment in the furnace room. … [Read more...] about Me and The Ivory Girl
On Friday I shared a link to an episode of The Daily podcast called The Sunday Read. The Daily is published by The New York Times. If they think Sunday, with its different pace for many, is a good day for stories, I'll forego years of my own research and start the Sunday Stories category of this … [Read more...] about Sunday Story: The Plasticine Airplane
I thought I would hate a quiet Christmas. My first quiet Christmas happened in 2005. In the space of twelve months of that year, I set the intention to relocate from Toronto, Ontario to Kelowna, British Columbia. I made two trips in the spring to create the clients I needed to relocate my … [Read more...] about A Quiet Christmas and the Purple Toilet
We were at a crossroads in The Subway. We could either try to climb out without the trail, or stay within our comfort zone and re-trace our steps. I was not comforted by either option... Memories of a day I took a journey outside my comfort zone washed over me while I scrolled through my … [Read more...] about The Zion Subway – Lessons From A Trip Outside The Comfort Zone