Maggie Meadows hadn’t expected the heartfelt promise to her dying boss could lead to six months in the Taurus mountains of Turkey with his nomadic tribe. But it has. Each curve up the mountain takes her closer to a past she has spent a lifetime running from and to the stark truth that this is one promise she has to keep.
Reflections on Life in the San Juan Islands, is a series of essays on island living in the Pacific Northwest that are wistful, introspective and laugh-out-loud funny. Admirers of The New York Times’ Verlyn Klinkenborg will find a kindred voice in Kalbert’s natural instinct for the telling detail.