Road Trip to the Alvord

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Rachael and Idara and I recently returned from a five day trip to Steens Mountain and the Alvord Desert. In lieu of a full writeup, here are a few pictures we took along the way, plus captions.

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Idara at Two

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Shortly after Idara was born, she received a a stuffed, knit doll as a gift from one of Gordy and Suellen's friends. It sat around the house for a long time, more decoration than plaything. A couple months ago, Idara decided that this doll was a part of the family.

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Read: The Last Child in the Woods

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I recently finished one of the most thought-provoking books I've read in the past few years. I often write down notes after I finish a book. Rather than keep them to myself, though, I think it would be nice to share them here. This book seems like a good place to start.

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