13,000 Santas in Londonderry - @Arthur Allison
Over time, the best and worst in people becomes concentrated and specified. The dual nature of Christmas is a superb example.
When I look out my windows, I can see a mountain range. These peaks rise majestically out of the Pacific Ocean. They have been called by many names. The Duwamish people called them Sun-a-do. The Klallam, who lived 10,000 years ago where my town is now, gave them a name meaning “thunderbird”.
I’ve never lived in sight of mountains before. I’m trying to open myself to whatever kind of powers they hold. Continue reading