31 Nights: A Walk Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death

For the last five years, I participated in the #Write31Days challenge which officially ended last October. Booooo. But all things eventually end, yes? And new things arise…it’s the circle of life. However, as I approached October 2019 I still wanted to do something…and a couple of things did arise that I’m super excited about participating in: The … Continue reading 31 Nights: A Walk Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Guest Barista John W. Leys-Laying Awake in the Darkness

I’ve felt old and ancient Since I was 12 years old, Worn out, road weary, For reasons unexplained Living in the Cleaver household In an idyllic isolated Oregon valley. It made me want to believe in reincarnation, The only explanation for the Spread thin butter feeling That started in the 3rd grade When I reasoned … Continue reading Guest Barista John W. Leys-Laying Awake in the Darkness