Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hector’s House

Just before sunset we arrived at Hector’s house. Moving such a great distance did not permit me the luxury of visiting my new home in advance. I rented a room sight unseen from a man named Hector. His current tenant … Continue reading

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Southwest

We kept driving southwest, my cat Lucy and dog Milo and I. We ignored the large interstate highways when possible and stayed on smaller roads. As we grew closer to our destination I watched the compass waver from “SW” to … Continue reading

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Packing

Lucy knows what’s happening. My cat, Lucy, has traveled with me around the world. She has traversed oceans and continents. She loves to travel— or perhaps it is just that she does not want to be left behind. While my … Continue reading

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The Hill

We finally came down out of the mountains. After more than a week of going up higher, down lower and up higher yet, we finally reached the end of our walk around Mont Blanc and began to go down, down, … Continue reading

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Piano

I had decided to hike in the alps but after making the decision I gave it astonishing little thought. I was already on my way to France when Daniel called. “We will be crossing two glaciers,” he said. “I think … Continue reading

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