2001, some 3,985 road-miles apart, each of us began chat because of
a relative. Neither one of us knew much about the whole business.
As mysteries go, about the time we didn’t see much value in
chatting—we began sincere and ordinary discussions, like neighbors
talking over a backyard fence.
We sat at our screens like it were only a curtain. And, with a
simple, gentle stride, we shared tears, silence, music, wonderful
humor and our very being. This website began during that time,
before we ever met in person. We learned on this site, one error by
one fix at a time.
Doug Slate, from Arkansas, left all
that was familiar there to join Maria Coleman
in Alaska. And, a new chapter began. We’ll let you know how that
In the meantime, we continue with
talk and enjoy every precious moment
granted to us.
created this website as a shared project to see if we could do it
and to display our artwork, pictures and our attempts at poetry.
Mostly we just do it for fun.
Welcome to our site