New in Town

Arizona’s mountain tapestry enveloped us as we approached.  Saguaros raised an arm-or multiples-in hello. The ocotillo’s crimson halo and gown of green enticed.  This is to be our home! The steps leading up to this moment were quick ones.  As the town approached and we emerged from our caravan of two with our golden retriever, … More New in Town

Desert Senses

A cottontail crossed my path today, a fluffy blur from the corner of my eye.  Jumping chollas seem to take chase. The Sonoran desert is yet more alive after unseasonable rainstorms. Jumbled pillars invite creatures to perch on top. Brilliant blue to twenty shades of gray skies are luminous. After the cloudburst, all is pristine. … More Desert Senses

Heaven in H.B.

Yesterday, the sun shone brilliantly and the salty sea smells bee-lined into our nostrils. The sand and water appeared endless.  Surfers, frisbee-chasing dogs, families, couples and lone individuals dotted the horizon, seemingly rejoicing such abundance.  We, too, felt the harmony here on the Bolsa Chica bike trail to Huntington Beach. A quick stop for oranges and almonds from a … More Heaven in H.B.

Irishisms

Irish eyes Irish coffee Irish luck Irish jig Irish fairy tale Irish pub Irish countryside Irish tradition Irish music Irish whiskey Irish charm What would you add to the list of Irishisms?