The Last Day: Graeagle to Boise

If we walk far enough,” says Dorothy, we shall come to someplace.” L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Indeed. Today is my final Ramble with Ruby before returning to my someplace, my home of homes. I’m reluctant to give up these adventures. But give them up I must and I will. Until next time. There […]

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A Highway Runs Through It

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of those rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.I am haunted by waters.” – A […]

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Phase 1, Done: Now, Ukiah to Corte Madera

I think of these Rambles in phases: getting to the conference, the conference, and returning from the conference. Phase 1 is now history. I’ve traveled over 1,200 miles, driving 25+ hours. I’ve listened to Educated on Audible Kindle, seen beautiful country and sad sights, reconnected with family and friends, and done a lot of transformative […]

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Date With a Lion: coming home

“How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts! My soul longs, yes, faints for the courts of the Lord… For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.” Ps. 84 I’m here in Redding this morning because I have a date. A date with a Lion. My soul has longed […]

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Redding to Eureka

At least that was the plan. Now, this morning it’s decision time: Ramble on or stop somewhere to write.. My 2,500 word essay is as of yet incomplete. I am thinking that I may need to hole up and finish, leaving portions of this trip – Eureka and Hwy 101 through the redwoods and Hwy […]

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