Down the hill, over the river, around the bend, into the forest, up the trail, and to the clearing where a zen garden sits. At the center of a winding path, a bell and a gnome.

Jason Becker

The last normalish thing I remember doing pre-COVID was going to a Rage Room with Elsa. One year ago, today. Masking was still not a thing, but we heavily used hand sanitizer.

Elsa, teeth grit, ready to go into a rage room.
Jason Becker

This fall, Elsa and I stalked a house for sale that was just unbelievable and not ridiculously out of reach. Made the mistake of walking the trail it overlooks today.

A stream in the woods
Jason Becker