Tag Archives: Jane Smiley

Back Road Ramble

With the setting sun in our rearview mirror, we thought that we would take the roads less travelled as we headed east from Colorado to a Renaissance-themed wedding in Ashville, North Carolina. Route 64 worked for us. Route 64 is two-lane; occasionally, … Continue reading

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Taking the Blue Out of Mid-winter

Westcliffe is bone cold. – -15 degrees farenheit this morning – a morning like weeks of others. It is the kind of cold that makes you wish that your fingers were fatter. Gloves don’t quite cut it. My hands are bloodless. I look at … Continue reading

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All Things Are Relative

I think that my dread of the dark days surrounding the winter solstice has been diminished by my years spent living in London. All things are relative. At 39 degrees latitude, Westcliffe has considerably more daylight hours than London which is in line with … Continue reading

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