Bookshelves at Powell's in Portland


“We will now discuss in a little more detail the Struggle for Existence.” – Charles Darwin

The New Kid

Who are you really, and what were you before? What did you do, and what did you think?


Your next step might be your first.

On the right track

You probably have a route to the grocery store that avoids traffic bottlenecks and gets you to the best area of the parking lot. You might be on to something there.

Expect the unexpected

For a while now we’ve been wanting to try camping at Yosemite Creek Campground, located off the Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park. Why is this campground supposed to be so great? Read on, and know.

Between Destinations

I used to have it figured out. When we took a vacation trip, I’d read all about where we were going, note all the points of interest ahead of time, map out the route, and determine what I would think and feel at key locations. Leaving nothing to chance, I would basically imagine it all and take the vacation in my mind before we left. That was before.