The Edge of the World

Elizabeth MarroWalking: Dispatches From The Journey21 Comments

 “Home is everything you can walk to.”  ― Rebecca Solnit, Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics On February 7 I sat down for the tenth time to write a blog post about my walks. I consulted my photos. I consulted my notes. Then I consulted the tally I’ve been keeping (or trying to) and found that another two or three … Read More

How to Love a Loquat

Elizabeth MarroEat, Drink, Love, Family23 Comments

It’s spring here in San Diego. The sky is blue, the temperatures are nudging eighty degrees, and I am working hard to come up with all the ways we can eat our loquats before they shrivel into black hairy clumps. I realize that there may be those reading these words who are dealing with highs of forty degrees, mud, losing … Read More

Sunset 2013

Elizabeth MarroMilestones28 Comments

As 2013 began to draw to its close, the skies over southern California began to light up. For several weeks in December, many of us would be on our way into the house to make dinner only to become spellbound. More than once, the early risers among us caught the moon fading into a glory of blues, golds, violet and, … Read More

Learning to Walk, Learning to See

Elizabeth MarroFellow Travelers, Inspiration, Reading & Writing, Travel & Travelers14 Comments

We’re two friends walking along the cliffs overlooking the Pacific. For one of us the walk is preparation for a 200-mile pilgrimage, for the other, it is a chance to taste a part of the adventure vicariously. Patty is training. I am tasting. Later this month, she’ll fly to Spain and walk two-fifths of the 500-mile journey from France to … Read More