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Words of Wisdom Readers — welcome to The Gnarly Oak. I am the current Blogger of Note! Thanks so much, Words of Wisdom for the opportunity and thank you to the WOWers visiting. I live in Los Altos Hills, California; since … Continue reading
Amongst rolling golden hills and between fog-covered coastal mountains are the ancient oaks of Los Altos Hills, California. Nestled sporadically over great and endless knolls, devoid of life during dry summer months, the oak trees of Los Altos Hills – … Continue reading
I look to the sky on a damp fall morn, The early blue heaven showed streaks Clawed by many shades of gray. Far off to the West were mountains Waiting for the coming day And above them was a floating … Continue reading
Nothing is wrong here; everyone is smiling. It is green and comfy. We are all winners. This tall tree burns in the hell it is creating.
Wind rippled through my hair like water through a raging river. I could feel the vibrations of the road pulsating from my feet to the rest of my body. As I looked down and saw my board’s wheels rotating over … Continue reading