Bloganuary Day 27: Solitude

Bloganuary Day 27 Prompt: Where do you go when you need solitude? I go to the woods. Maybe this is not true solitude as I always have my partner with me when I go hiking, but I always feel calm around him so I think it counts. I’ve been out there alone, too. I amContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 27: Solitude”

Bloganuary Day 20: Favorite Photo

Bloganuary Day 20 prompt: What is your favorite photo you’ve ever taken? I don’t think it’s possible to pick one single favorite of the literally 10s of 1000s of photos I’ve taken over the last 10 years or so. I first ventured into photography with my first DSLR, a Nikon D5100, in 2014 or thereabouts.Continue reading “Bloganuary Day 20: Favorite Photo”

Bloganuary Day 16: Causes

Bloganuary Day 16 Prompt: What’s a cause you are passionate about and why? Freedom of speech. Voltaire is widely attributed as saying, “I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend, to the death, your right to say it.” In this sense, I am a classical liberal in that IContinue reading “Bloganuary Day 16: Causes”

Day by Day, by Denise Ruttan

You have thought about death a lot lately. Not in the same way that you used to think about death, as if it were an existential threat. Those times that you do not tell anyone about when you would sit in traffic waiting for the red light to change to green and you think aboutContinue reading “Day by Day, by Denise Ruttan”