The weather is turning up here on the mountain. Fall colors held off for the longest time because it’s been so warm and there had been no frost. But there’s a nip in the air now and the trees are coloring. We’ve been having fires in the gallery for a couple of weeks now. Truchas […]
My friend, Anna Karin, moved to Truchas over six years ago now, arriving with her red wolf named Sheba and an orange cat. She was at the end. All of her resources were gone and she didn’t know what to do next, so she did what was in front of her: She rented an old adobe church with a house in back.
I have a private student right now who gave me permission to talk about our classes. Her name is Betty and she’s so amazing to me. She’s 77 years old, has always wanted to express herself creatively, to paint, but has only done it sporadically. So she’s taking classes with me. We’re not painting yet. […]
So Kelee and I headed out for our daily walk and were soon joined by a couple of visitors—two horses—that followed us all the way out to the Llano. I have to say we created quite a stir with our herd when we arrived at Kelee’s old homestead. Luckily I had my camera and, as […]
Kelee has a sister dog now named Skye and, in such an interesting way, she saved his life at the same time he was saving hers. What I didn’t tell you about his surgery (see previous post A Three Legged Man of the West) was that, like me after hemorrhaging (see previous post My Re-Birthday), […]
Unbeknownst to me, the dog was silently watching me feed his horses from across the road in the shadows of his house. One day he approached me and asked for help.
This is part 2 of a 2 part series. Read part 1 here: The Night I Died: The Whole Story, Part 1 The medic closest to my ear on that night I died apologized for the hospital. It had a bad reputation and, although the closest hospital is mandated in cases of near death, I […]