December 2, 2016 § Leave a comment

“The words ‘far, far away’ had always a strange charm.” – Alfred Tennyson




Lees Ferry

Grand Canyon Colorado River Trip Highlights


“She did the best that we could be; she was perfectly charming and perfectly loving. She was a dream. And she was the kind of dream that you remember when you wake up smiling.”  – Richard Dreyfuss (about Audrey Hepburn in the feature film “Always”)




Colorado River near Hualapai


“You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.” ― Albert Camus



Inside of cavern at Travertine Falls


“It is unearned love–the love that goes before, that greets us on the way. It’s the help you receive when you have no bright ideas left, when you are empty and desperate and have discovered that your best thinking and most charming charm have failed you. Grace is the light or electricity or juice or breeze that takes you from that isolated place and puts you with others who are as startled and embarrassed and eventually grateful as you are to be there.” – Anne Lamott







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