This morning I awoke to a light rain, the first moisture in months. It was just enough to wet the top layer of dirt, and to trigger that wonderful fragrance that permeates the high desert after the first rain. It also triggered something in the piñon trees, some of which grew about 2-3 inches in the span of a few hours.

Current reading:
The book “Boomeritis: A Novel That Will Set You Free” by Ken Wilber is fantastic. One person calls him America’s Bad-Ass Bodhisattva. The man is not afraid of anything and calls it the way he sees it. I have never laughed this much while reading philosophy. This book is as entertaining as it is deep.