DSC_1262There will be days when the mountain calls your name.  Answer her.

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Take the fun car.

DSC_1215The one that will zip you down to Highway One, to the place, where the hills open and the ocean shows through. 

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It doesn’t last long. The road twists through another switchback and you’re in the woods again. Keep driving.

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Faster now. Down the side of the mountain, down through the redwoods, through the tourists and the Buddhists.

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DSC_1219Here.

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Where the mountain falls away, where you are left with grass and dune and blue.

DSC_1232This is how you know you are home. There is sand between your toes and water licking up your feet.

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There will be days when the ocean calls your name. Go to her.