"The Sea, The Sea"

It is a fabulous place when the tide is in, a wave-churned basin, creamy with foam...But when the tide goes out, the little water world becomes quiet and lovely.-John Steinbeck (Cannery Row)While it may not be customary for a couple, right after a move, to go on a little trip, that's exactly what the Greek and…

Big Fish, Little Fish

When it's over, I want to say: all my lifeI was a bride married to amazement.I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.-Mary Oliver ("When Death Comes")Despite not being a poetry person, when I heard these words after Monday evening's intense front- and back-bend-themed yoga class (yes, *ouch*), they stuck with me. Probably…