|Master of Science Degree in High Mountain Medicine|
Today he left on a 7 am plane for Nepal. His supervisor picked him up at 5 am to drop him off at the airport.
At dinner last night he was given a good-bye gift by some friends -- a pair of Sigvaris Graduated Compression Cushioned Wood Socks.
Now those friends are people who know how to choose socks -- worried about the 12 hour flight and invested in keeping him well enough to come back.
|Is this trespassing if we approach this space from the water?|
|"I have never seen something like this before."|
At the stairs that lead to the beach there is a sign. No Campfires. As well, there are No Parking signs on all of the residential streets, but some parking in designated areas. None of that matters to me for we are walking. There is solitude here – a few people walking their dogs, and some walking for their own good health, but the streets are mostly empty.
|... graffiti in the sand ...|
|I said to Mati, "That looks like a tree to be climbed."|
How did I know he would make his way
to the upper left hand corner of the tree?
I have been happy walking a dirt prairie road, the wheat waving in the fields and the dust coming up with every step.
And I have my own beautiful Nose Hill, just the same distance from my house and which I walk often.
|These rocks were made for climbing.|
I have never lived by the ocean – I had the most glorious day walking with Mati, down to Gyro Park.
Well, we got a ride down. Then we walked along the beach, then back to the University, then to Finnerty Gardens, then home.
What a beautiful place to live ... and to visit.