Kaya McLaren

Kaya McLaren lives and teaches on the east slope of Snoqualmie Pass in Washington State. When she's not working, she likes to telemark ski, sit in hot springs, moonlight hike and play in lakes with her dog, Big Cedar. Her book, Church of the Dog, is available from Penguin Books. Her new book, On the Divinity of Second Chances will be available April 28.

Loving the Journey

I love to paint, to feel the creamy goo under my brush. I spread it out like butter across canvas. I turn the music...