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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Soul To Sole...


Jack Frost nips at the corners of our living room's Surround Vision Imax Windows. The "movie" is Winter, and will run for another four or five months. I've seen it before, know how it ends, so pardon me if I must take leave in the middle.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Last Dance



Yesterday, in snow and freezing rain, Bobbie and I had our last dance with Southwest Utah. This morning we are packing up in the cold; a layer of ice covers everything outside, our bikes, lawn chairs, hoses, and cords. Surrounding mountains and mesas are white with snow. I'm stalling...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Subway Concluded... and A Few Thoughts on Solitude


Difficult as it was, we took the easy route to The Subway. There is also a top-down hike from Kolob Terrace, where one gets to experience the entire slot canyon... all the way to the surreal "tube." The "catch" is that it requires climbing harnesses, ropes, wet suits, and training, not to mention a near dawn to dusk effort. The past couple of years I've thrown the "bait" out that maybe our gang of geezers should try it, only to be answered with scrunched faces and a polite, "No thanks." This year, however, I had a few "nibbles." 

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Confession, good for the soul of an Addict



The sun did come up after all, so a few members of "The Gang" went in search of a little Slot Canyon Solace yesterday, an attempt to put the election behind us, renew spirits, hopes, dreams... directions. 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

many pools hike



Well, I haven't seen the polls yet, but the good news is that I think Don finally put himself out of our misery (and future) last night. The bad news is, Hillary is going to be our next President.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Keep on churnin'


If one analyze's their travel dreams like good little Sigmunds, they will eventually realize that contentment isn't so much about the destination or style one goes in as it is that they just go.