finally, a photo!

This is just to say that I found quite a treasure trove of photos we’d taken on our first-ever trip to the Methow Valley in 2010, so finally I have some images to liven up this blog! Here is one from Mazama. I love the light in the valley. It seems to be particularly dramatic in the fall and spring, when the change in seasons means clouds frequently passing overhead, blown into various shapes and directions by the wind, ranging in color from pure white to leaden gray/blue, with bright golden light streaming from patches of azure opening up here and there.

finances and fires

I’ve noticed that my posts tend to consist of (longish) bullet points lately, but that’s just the way things stand these days – an accumulation of random bits of news, with something to say about each one but not quite enough actually happening, or not enough time, to go into much depth on anything. So, here goes: Continue reading