Showing posts from April, 2016

God's World

O WORLD, I cannot hold thee close enough!      Thy winds, thy wide grey skies!      Thy mists that roll and rise!Thy woods, this autumn day, that ache and sagAnd all but cry with colour! That gaunt crag       5To crush! To lift the lean of that black bluff!World, World, I cannot get thee close enough!Long have I known a glory in it all,      But never knew I this;      Here such a passion is  10As stretcheth me apart. Lord, I do fearThou'st made the world too beautiful this year.My soul is all but out of me,—let fallNo burning leaf; prithee, let no bird call.

-- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Chapala, Mexico: In Photos

Lake Chapala and its surrounding towns are truly beautiful. I'll likely write an essay about them at some point. For now, I hope you've enjoyed these glimpses into some lesser-known regions of Mexico. We'll be back!

Melaque, Mexico: In Photos

There is nothing quite like lazy days on a beach. To spend every hour of light outside--to be able to pay attention to how that light changes the color of things, and to feel it change even the color of your skin--is why people who live in the north go south for holiday. Thank you, Melaque, for your sand, your big and small waves, your mangos-on-sticks, the way everyone was looking up.

Ajijic, Mexico: In Photos

We were lucky enough to travel to the Jalisco region of Mexico over my spring break this year. To say I was ready for another adventure that involved significant travel is an understatement, so I hope these photos give you a sense of the height of my wonder and gratitude. I love where I spend my every-day, but going elsewhere is like being given new eyes. I looked and I looked. More photos later (and yes, that little boy in the orange shirt racing the wind is my dear one). Viva!