How I Travel: A Reflection

On Sunday, August 18, I had to report back to work. My flight arrived at 4am, and I was home from the airport around 5am, but after spending the past 26 hours on planes and in airports— getting intermittent sleep across eight time zones—I wasn’t ready to shut my eyes. So, I bided my time… Continue reading How I Travel: A Reflection

Road Trip 2019 with My Sons (Part 3)

Now his life is full of wonder but his heart still knows some fearOf a simple thing he cannot comprehendWhy they try to tear the mountains down to bring in a couple moreMore people, more scars upon the landJohn Denver, "Rocky Mountain High" Biking around Garden of the Gods Driving up Pike's Peak Rafting down… Continue reading Road Trip 2019 with My Sons (Part 3)

Road Trip 2019 with My Sons (Part 2)

Because Colorado was settled late in the nineteenth century, poetry in English begins late in Colorado. Though there were nomadic Indian groups and, later, settlers from Mexico, there is little poetry of record before the middle of the twentieth century.Poets.org, "The Poetic History of Colorado"