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Saturday, September 28, 2019
More Idiom Than True: Overusing and Abusing The Term "Adventure"
“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.” Ernest Hemingway
Monday, September 23, 2019
Listen To Your Daddy
Not yet ready to "call it good," not ready to wrap ourselves in a soft, warm quilt of wistful nostalgia while awaiting our heart's last beat, we push against the "hourglass" and boundaries of our Brave New, Septuagenarian World. It's a time to take risks...adventure out and be bold. If not now, when? for at this ripe age, we have less to lose with each passing day...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Random Mountain Bike Adventures With Wildlife Sightings
Meaningful experiences are often found near the interface between order and disorder...a point beyond which "outcomes" tend to be more random than predictable.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
A Non-Peaceful Rendezvous On "Big Red"
I can't recall the reason we were pressed for time. Suffice it to say that we needed to squeeze in a peaceful summit, and Big Red is a reliably quick, convenient, captivating, and, for the most part, quiet go-to peak.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
A Hike We Never Tire Of Repeating
The march of time is more acute when one season slips to another, be it spring's lush chlorophyl awakening, summer's fade from green to gold, or Ms Autumn's palette, decaying under winter's first blanket of snow. Seasons come and go in a blur...the onslaught of time marches on.
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Chasing After A New Route To Ptarmigan Lake
When Ruthie, a somewhat new-in-town friend and coworker of Bobbie, mentioned that a couple of gal-friends took her on a long hike up to Ptarmigan Lake and beyond to Imogene Pass, I was impressed. "That's a big day," I said, "must of reached a tad over 13,000 feet."
"Yeah, like 7 hours," came her reply "with lots of steep, loose conditions and a couple wrong turns on the way back."
Monday, September 2, 2019
The Highly Eroding New Face Of Outdoor Recreation, & Rough Day On The Trail To Little Giant
Bobbie and I decided it was time to go in search of some new "dots." One of her suggestions peaked my interest...a summit on 13,400 foot "Little Giant." Turned out my "spirit" was raring to go. But the flesh...not so much.
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