The River – Part 2

Sunshine pours over the riverbank, illuminating the crunchy pale-colored rocks that line the far bank. The narrow creek slides away in front of me. The zinging clamor of the cicadas melts into the back of my mind. Green growth tumbles down toward the river on all sides. On the northern side of the creek, theContinue reading “The River – Part 2”

The River – Part 1

We take the logging road to the river and park near a recent clear-cut. The dim morning light rains down through gaps in the pines, illuminating the gravel road and sparkling off of the hemlock needles still wet with dew. We traverse the grown-up trail and arrive in time to see a pair of elusiveContinue reading “The River – Part 1”