patience

traveling back from the west coast on friday turned into a comedy of errors and showed me how lacking my patience skills can be. it started out normally, noon on the west coast, a flight to newark ATC delayed by 2 hours.  I’m familiar enough with newark to know that ATC delays affect planes serially,…

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this island

I’m fascinated by the environment of Whidbey Island.  From a surface perspective, it seems very similar to Maine: coast, lots of evergreens, mild terrain, no poisonous animals….but after staying here for a few days, it becomes remarkably fertile and life-filled in a way that Maine isn’t. First, there is the abundant wild and domesticated fruit. …

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