Living Life With a Sense of Awe


Teaching gratitude, not “thank you”.

Going Step by Step

Clouds behind bright green alpine meadows

Being preoccupied with the steps you wish you were taking causes us to miss the beauty and importance of the small ones we can make.

Family Outings: Call for Submission Due 7/24


Trips, travel, secrets, love, discovery, beauty, disaster. What’s your family outing story?

Just Pedal, No Push


A Rockies encounter with an old traveler inspires Pat O’Connor to take a life-altering journey.

“If your life doesn’t fit the mold, that’s wonderful. Celebrate it!”


This is a comment by James Love on the post “Nobody Has a Normal Life”.

King’s Canyon Conversion


The first thing I discovered in the King’s Canyon wilderness was that I am not as good a man as I thought myself to be.

“My friend and cousin died. Their Facebook pages go on; they are living tributes.”


This is a comment by Joanna on the post “Facebook Ghosts”.

Row, row, row your boat


Strange dreams in India lead to a self-realization