Bad Dogs

Bad Dogs

A few nights ago… I was camping in the Arizona desert with a few friends under the dark sky with stars unlike what we see at home. Sleep, as always, was somewhere else. I always figure Sleep is hanging out at a bar somewhere flirting with a beautiful blonde and not thinking of me. He … Continue reading

Musings in the Land of Enchantment

Musings in the Land of Enchantment

Rough hot winds Wrap around My neck And then I close my eyes and Say Go Away Leave me be I have not time For you I have no time for pain.   The music plays A steady beat As I watch the dancers And peace wraps Around me Because I know Love and passion … Continue reading

Desert Winds

Desert Winds

On the edge of the Sandia Mountains, My friends Amelia her husband Raul and I drove down the gravel road to the home of Ximena, an ancient woman who mostly lived in solitude with the company of the birds and the wind. Ximena’s home was a large old adobe structure rimmed with bells and bushes of … Continue reading

Roadtrip Times

Roadtrip Times

Vampire road trips are always fun and interesting. Trust me on this one. This morning I’m packing up the car for a journey across four states (Western States so keep in mind we’re talking a lot of miles.) We’re leaving the men at home and heading out for adventure (and roller skating.) First stop is … Continue reading

Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts and Pluto. The brilliant logic of youth.

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
My son asked me “If there are vampires, werewolves, ghosts and people who are not exactly human and we don’t even know what they are, then why can’t Pluto be a planet? It has 5 moons.” I said “I think it has something to do with it’s orbit.” “You gotta…

Musings on Gassy Planets, High School and Uncle Max

I was taking Clara to school this morning and traffic was backup up for about a mile and there was no place to go. All the side streets were backed up with people trying to get out of the backup. We speculated on the cause of the backup. I assumed it was an accident. Clara … Continue reading