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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

K O'd


As with automobiles and Indiana Jones, it's not the years so much as the mileage.

Monday, February 17, 2020

Desert Mega-Cities Chomping At The Bit Of Unbridled Growth




The water looked so inviting. But, as we all know, "looks" can be deceiving. Belying the lake and landscape's superficial beauty awaited 54 degree ice water. So we skipped the "dip," opting instead to ponder the contradiction of so much precious water in one of the driest desert landscapes on earth.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

One Final Deep-Snow Hike With Caleb and Kelli Before Heading South...


Couldn't have asked for a better day to squeeze in one last romp in waist-deep snow. Well, waist deep for Kelli, that is.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Thriving In Your "Third Act:" Balancing Body, Mind and Soul...




Instead of reaching for my phone, I decided to kill time by thumbing through a back-issue of PleinAir Magazine while waiting to be called for my annual "wellness" interview. Thus, I stumbled upon an article headline that caught my interest:  "The act of making art-making has a profound impact on one's brain, state of mind, attitude, will to live and stress levels.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Still Going Uphill On The downside of Septuagenaria


"What do you want to do for your birthday,"  I ask.
"I want to go sledding," she replies. "And I want bacon, biscuits and honey for breakfast."

Sunday, January 5, 2020

oak creek trail


I wavered as to whether to wear long johns under my shorts. But, fearing the snow might be over my gator-tops, I gave in to common sense. Good thing I did.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

A Matter of Degrees


Hardly a soul on the "Million Dollar Highway" to Silverton. Could of been because it was New Years Eve, but more likely it was below-zero temps.