He had to sleep on the mountain. Loved his friends, but had to sleep somewhere by the trail, under spruce, above the foggy sound of waves. Had to find the trail by feel, without light. Had to say a blessing there.
– Kim Stafford, from “Creatures of the Mountain,” Wind on the Waves: Stories of the Oregon Coast
Starting on February 11, 2021, Santa Sabina Center’s will offer an Online Writing Retreat with Kim Stafford: “Speak Beauty to Power.” To learn more and/or register our online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page