\We were talking about canoeing and kayaking and one of the elders asked me, “Did you paddle here all the way from Washington?” And we all laughed, even though it is the truth, I did paddle here all the way from Washington.

Buttons cover the ground. All the missing buttons of my life.

In Bar Harbor we saw a jeep on fire. We parked alongside the curb to get out of the way of the fire truck, which then pulled into the parking lot right next to us. We looked to our right and a jeep was on fire. A parked red jeep, with tall flames coming out of its hood.