Posts by Raymond Hines

Haunted by the eyes of a little girl

This afternoon I was meditatively floating in the pool with eyes closed, feeling the gentle sway of cool water all around. A little girl around 6-7 years old happened to stroll by the moment I opened my eyes and looked up. For a very brief and very clear moment, in her I saw the eyes… Continue reading

Underwater Rescue

I was in a dream where I was lucid and aware of what was going on. I happened to be in a flooded area with rising waters and I was exploring the area while being mindful that I’d eventually need to find higher land. No fear or anything of the sort — just exploring really…. Continue reading

Fog in Idaho mountainside

Fog covered mountainside on the way through Idaho to the Oregon border. It’s a great drive though I had to stop twice at mandatory boat inspection roadblocks for my kayak to be cleared. Good idea to avoid invasive water flora.

Another Montana stunner

Another stunning view I came across on my sojourns across Montana towards the Oregon coast.  Montana is full of surprises and a favorite of mine.

Spotted on the road

I saw a very cool spin on a traditional no trespassing sign in many places on my way down from Canada into Michigan. I like it and it’s good use of recycling. ; )

Thoughts of the day

This afternoon while hitting a couple auto parts stores fruitlessly looking for a fuse (apparently only available in Canada) for my power inverter, one of the clerks saw the kayak on top of my car and said he enjoyed kayaking too. It was a slow night at the store and his comment sparked an intriguing… Continue reading