Monthly Archives: December 2016

Home for the Holidays

The line accordions: it wheezes and jerks wheezes and jerks, funnels into a glass cylinder; radioactivity slices through my organs. I’m watching 100 geese flying south for the Holidays barking, or are they laughing? Advertisements

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Merriest Christmas

Thanks go out to Thom Hickey creator of The Immortal Jukebox for sharing this incredible and singular reciting of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by the iconic Bob Dylan. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Follow The Immortal Jukebox for thorough and interesting music history … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Hikers Gone?

Thru-hikers give way to hunters naked trees replace fall colors the narrow trails widen December on the AT trunks fill the forrest then open to crisp panorama icy toes & oatmeal on a 27 degree sunrise which way shall I go? down the mountain into the gap and across the … Continue reading

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Rolling to Big Sur

“Rolling to Big Sur” is a conglomeration of images from driving the Pacific Coast Highway, hiking Big Sur, many, many years as an endurance athlete, and a picture given to me by a sporting goods store owner. Rolling to Big … Continue reading

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“… climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” John Muir  

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