Category Archives: Heartwarmers

Java Joy (Little Heartwarmer #7)

I didn’t get her name, but she worked at the Java café at a strip-mall in Twin Falls, Idaho.  She’s the young woman with the half-shaved head (other half dyed bright blue), the Joy Division shirt, and the dark black … Continue reading

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Little Heartwarmer #6

This heartwarmer is one that I’ve actually experienced three times so far on my adventure.  Each took place in a completely different state, under somewhat different circumstances. 1) Oregon (Salem): Just a few minutes from where I was staying for … Continue reading

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Little Heartwarmer #5

Today’s Heartwarmer is from Astoria, Oregon. At the end of my quick stay there…heading out, on my way to Portland. Needed to get gas, so I find a gas station on the edge of town. As I drive up, a … Continue reading

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Hailey Heartwarmer (#4)

I was fortunate that my 1-month home in Hailey, Idaho was just a few blocks from the Draper Wood River Preserve.  In my short time there, I’d gotten into the habit of walking down to the Preserve around mid-day to … Continue reading

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Huckleberry Heartwarmer (#3)

It’s the first night that I arrive into Missoula. I drove in from Hailey – about 6 1/2 hours. For some reason, whenever I do a long-ish drive, I feel that I should end the day with some sort of … Continue reading

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Little Heartwarmer #2

One afternoon, around 2pm.  On a corner in “downtown” Hailey, Idaho.  I’m sitting at a café table, just working….and staring off into space.  There are a few others around me, apparently doing the same thing.  Beautiful day – warm sunshine … Continue reading

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Little Heartwarmers

There’s a lot of heartwarming sweetness in the world, when you go looking for it. When you notice it. When you allow it take more of your attention than all of those things that are, well, not so sweet. I … Continue reading

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