May 31, 2013 by Kiersi
I’m on the road again, taking my bi-annual writing retreat to my friend’s ranch in northern California. I’m finishing up a revision and working on a NEW VERY SEEKRIT PROJECT. It’s actually not that secret but everyone else keeps secrets, so I might as well, too.
The Ranch Life
An earwig lies belly-up on the gate latch to the pool, like an offering to the Ranch Gods.
We walk into the tall grass, bare calves brushing thistles, ticks leaping with outstretched arms onto my pants, onto the dog. He wants to stay ahead, keep an eye out for danger. (more…)
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August 7, 2012 by Kiersi
Look at that charmer.
Day… who cares?
At this point, I don’t remember what day it is. That’s what I love about my friend’s ranch up in Bodega. It’s just this place where you can go without cell phone reception, without an internet connection, and just see life for what it is–days passing one after another, not towards any particular goal, just an endless journey meant to be enjoyed. (more…)
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