Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Lonely Reflections (2/3) [adult content]

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This I wrote as a continuous entry over my 50+ hours on the Northville-Placid Trail.  I started my first night out, at Cold River Leanto #3, and just kept writing on the same thought train the next morning, throughout the day, and … Continue reading

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Lonely Reflections (1/3)

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This I wrote as a continuous entry over my 50+ hours on the Northville-Placid Trail.  I started my first night out, at Cold River Leanto #3, and just kept writing on the same thought train the next morning, throughout the … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Reflections on The Last Season

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I started a book yesterday (no, not yesterday . . . more than a week ago) and finished today (no, not today . . . one day less than more than a week ago).  The Last Season by Eric Blehm is … Continue reading

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From Big Slide

I wrote this many days ago, the day before the last hiking post, but just forgot it was in my journal until I was trying to find a blank page today . . . I wrote this atop one of … Continue reading

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A Return to Prompt 3

A friend directed me to gizoogle.net after he searched for his own blog on the site.  I immediately did the same, and the first post it ‘translated’ was from back in Arizona: Prompt 3: No matter how hard I tried … Continue reading

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Respite in the Woods

I haven’t had the best two days; weekends are often like this.  Standing all morning in the parking lot is neither meditative nor exhilarating.  One would believe the former if it was quiet – just myself and the birds and … Continue reading

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For the Future

The summer is very close to being 1/5th finished. And when I say ‘summer,’ I mean, ‘this job.’  ‘This season.’  ‘This activity.’ I won’t stop being a steward.  I won’t stop being a passionate environmental conservationist, a dedicated backcountry user, … Continue reading

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Doubt, Faith, and Hiking

This was written in the same thread-of-thought as my short rant about the rain, but when typing up that piece yesterday I realized that they are much more distantly related than I first considered, as my mind was still in hiking … Continue reading

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Times Like These

I wrote this piece not long after ˌsü-pər-ˈsti-shən 2.  It was raining outside, I was very wet, my tent was very wet (it’s still drying and airing out on our porch), my gear and notebooks and electronics were all very wet.  I … Continue reading

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ˌsü-pər-ˈsti-shən 2

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I’ve written before that I am superstitious – that has not changed.  I make choices based on unseen creatures, unknown instances, unheard calls from a void.  I strive to understand more about our world through the going-ons of the next … Continue reading