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Something Worth Writing

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin When I started this blog about a year-and-a-half ago I never in my wildest dreams imagined that I would be posting weekly. I thought if I managed once a month I would be doing well. I was certain that I would run outContinue reading “Something Worth Writing”

The Evening’s Entertainment

Learn the alchemy human beings know the moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. Welcome the difficulty as a familiar comrade. Rumi Before there were Ur Sacks and canisters there were still hungry bears in the woods, and the only option available to hikers who wanted to keep their foodContinue reading “The Evening’s Entertainment”

The Grouse and I

But ask now the beasts, And they shall teach thee, And the fouls of the air, And they shall teach thee; Or speak to the earth And it shall teach thee And the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee. Job 12:7-8, KJV Most hikers who have spent any time at all on theContinue reading “The Grouse and I”

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