Posted in January 2014

Painting of Mt. Diablo, CA

I saw this painting at the PG&E training center in San Ramon last Saturday. I wish I could tell you the artist’s name. But those golden hills, dry and brushy, are iconic of what one sees outside the cities by the bay. So different from MY valley, the perpetually lush Green Hills of Nashville.

New Year’s Resolution: Write more! Walk more!

  My resolutions for 2014 are simple: post more frequently here, and walk more (especially long distance!) to prepare for a bucket list item: a pilgrimage trek across Spain to Santiago de Compostella. Have you seen the Emilio Estevez-directed, Martin Sheen-starring movie “The Way”? It’s a must-see. My dad did the walk about 6 years … Continue reading