Wind Storm

I got stuck in a wind storm last week while skiing. It was awful, painful. It hurt. I'm guessing 130 kph, because when I was once in 100kph, it was still possible to stand. This wind made it impossible to stand. The wind was like a wall that I could lean against, although sometimes, just... Continue Reading →

For Goodness Sake

With my dad's death, I keep wondering if I'm asking myself the right questions in life. I get quite worked up about superficial things sometimes and I know that it's inane. I ran across a letter he wrote me when I moved to Europe. He was so kind, and tried to keep any judgment out... Continue Reading →

Mr. Rogers

This week, the week my father died, was more about family than I would have imagined. He didn't want a ceremony so there was no official “good-bye”. I'll have to do that on my own, later, in private. However, I did have the chance to make it about family. I saw a lot of people... Continue Reading →

Cows, Queens and Chocolate: Part II

When my sister arrived at our parent's place, she said that our dad was going quickly, so I arranged a new airline ticket for the next day. I have all these frequent flyer miles built up and apparently they are supposed to expire in June, so that made it easier to decide something. I'm going... Continue Reading →

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