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February 10, 2013 / / Alpine Notes

“Get up.  Today we climb.”  I pull back inside the tent after sticking my head out the window.  Unfamiliar constellations shine down brightly from the…

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January 6, 2013 / / Uncategorized
August 12, 2012 / / Uncategorized

I thought I had a good shot at meeting my 6 year old goal in the fall of 2011.  I was working a fall  mountain…

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April 30, 2012 / / NOLS

April 19, 2012 Attentiveness mattered today.  The friable, incut edges of desert varnish beckon for my out stretched hand.  I reach cautiously upward, searching for…

Read the PostWhat Mattered Today

January 25, 2012 / / Uncategorized
December 28, 2011 / / Uncategorized

I generally try to stray from posting primarily photos of the happenings in my life in this venue , trying more to focus on the…

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December 2, 2011 / / On Being a NOLS Instructor

The large windows that make up the far end of the A Concourse  at Denver International Airport afford a panoramic view.  I sit at gate…

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September 4, 2011 / / The Inner Workings

I don’t claim to know what it is all about.  I want to figure it out, but by no means do I have all the…

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February 28, 2011 / / Uncategorized

I own an iPod, but I rarely use it.  I can drive 15 hours without the radio in my truck being on.  I don’t need…

Read the PostThe Dirty Dog

January 17, 2011 / / Uncategorized
January 13, 2011 / / Desert Notes

This is an excerpt from my book The Art of Spoon Making So why the heck would any one want to carve a spoon?  That…

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January 5, 2011 / / Uncategorized
January 2, 2011 / / Uncategorized
December 23, 2010 / / Uncategorized

Well, take two.  Had to reinstall this again cause I screwed it up…but oh well, here’s to learning.  Haven’t slept more than about 5-6 hours…

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December 22, 2010 / / Uncategorized