At first - brown - visible on far horizon, a rusty stripe distinct against blue summer sky. This doesn't last long, the wall is heading for us.
Smoke. A tide of choking air blowing south into our narrow valley, the surrounding ranges a perfect trap as it funnels in. The acrid cloud grows closer, settles, becomes dense - a relentless, smothering wall. Thick as coastal fog it sweeps into side canyons, rises up forested…Continue
Today a new generation of British royalty has arrived.
I admit, I pay attention to the royal family - I made my guesses about this new arrival. It started for me in 1981, this keeping up with royal news: the year Charles and Diana were married, the year I lived in London, the year that impacted so much of my future.
Today's birth of William and Kate's new prince got me thinking about that time again. Maybe it was 19 year-old Diana's…Continue
Added by Anna Herrington on July 22, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
So, our town had a big parade today....Continue
Added by Anna Herrington on July 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments