Monthly Archives: December 2015

Timeless Hope

“For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” – Matthew Anne Porter raised five children and had to pursue writing on the side. She began writing poetry more seriously after her husband, painter Fairfield Porter, died in 1975. Anne published … Continue reading

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Person With The Least Stuff Wins

“There is an intense but simple thrill in setting off in the morning on a mountain trail, knowing that everything you need is on your back. It is a confidence in having left the inessentials behind and of entering a … Continue reading

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The poem Grace began as a tribute to the adventurers who climb some of the highest mountain peaks on earth, jump from the summit in a wingsuit, and soar for sport. It is also a memorial to Dean Potter, world-class climber … Continue reading

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Ask an AT (Appalachian Trail) thru-hiker (one who completed the entire 2,168 miles from Springer Mountain, GA to Mount Katahdin, ME) what they think about Pennsylvania and their likely response will be, “What, Rocksylvania?” along with a painful wince. That’s because in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Life on the Bike and other Fab Things:
I had another post ready … but the latest mass shooting in America made me put it on hold for tomorrow. There has to be more of a response…

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