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desert spirit's fire! · 7h ago

#Write31Days 17 • Alive

Alive!For day 17 I'm breaking again from writing about discrete physical, geographical places, and picking up What Makes You Feel Alive, the suggested day 17 prompt from #Write31Days host Cr...
desert spirit's fire! · 1d ago

#Write31Days 16 • Salt Lake City

Mount Olympus UtahThis is day 16, the exact middle of the 31-day challenge!Salt Lake City forever will remain a place I need to rationalize what went right because by most human standards so...
desert spirit's fire! · 2d ago

#Write31Days 15 • Salem

MassachusettsA train ride or a drive "up the {north} shore" from Boston into residential, historical Salem leads to dozens, maybe hundreds, of three-story classic federal style houses paint...
desert spirit's fire! · 3d ago

#Write31Days 14 • Ramsey Canyon Preserve

I've previously written about Ramsey Canyon Preserve on this site during April 2007 and featured some photographs on Ramsey Canyon Preserve too. The Nature Conservancy describes Ramsey Canyo...
desert spirit's fire! · 4d ago

#Write31Days 13 • Invite

Grand Park, Los Angeles • Truro, Massachusetts, Beach House • Embarcadero Park, San DiegoIt's day 13 of #Write31Days; Kate Motaung's Five Minute Friday Prompt fits my Celebrating Place topic...
desert spirit's fire! · 5d ago

#Write31Days 12 • North End

Boston • MassachusettsBoston proper is a small geographical area; wikipedia reports it "covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 673,184 in 2016; the greater Boston M...
desert spirit's fire! · 5d ago

Winds of Heaven • Stuff of Earth

Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth: Spiritual Conversations Inspired by the Life and Lyrics of Rich Mullins by Andrew Greer and Randy Cox on AmazonIn Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth you'll find...
desert spirit's fire! · 6d ago

#Write31Days 11 • San Diego County

Filling in the blanks on my perfunctory San Diego County post from last night.You don't need to listen to many weather forecasts to realize San Diego County has four micro-climates: coast...
desert spirit's fire! · 1w ago

#Write31Days 10 • West Virginia

Home Away From Homeby guest blogger Laura RuetzThree Autumn Views of High Falls Trail, West VirginiaWhen Leah asked me to guest blog on the importance of place, she suggested that I might wa...
desert spirit's fire! · 1W ago

#Write31Days 09 • Plan

"Nebraska Sun on Farm" • my interpretation of my grandparents' farm outside LincolnAlthough I've written about only seven places from my list of 43, for day 08 I'm taking an excursion and us...