Tag Archive: camping

Searching For Stillness By The Light Of Environmental Rage

Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah, October 1998 I’m utterly alone.  The nearest person is probably miles away.  On a high point, looking around at rocks, river, sagebrush, and cottonwoods, I realize how… Continue reading

The Archives – Capitol Reef National Park (pt. 1)

December 1998.  I have just accepted a job at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, which requires moving from Gunnison.  I drop my stuff in my new apartment at the college and hit… Continue reading

A Farewell To Alaska

I left Alaska 6 months ago.  Hard to believe.  It doesn’t feel that long.  I was so ready to leave.  And I certainly have no interest in living there again.  Visit, yes, but… Continue reading

North By Northwest

Morning.  Leave British Columbia, enter the U.S. via Washington.  Border guard asks me 20 questions.  Am I that suspicious looking?  First Canada, now the U.S.  Funny since most of my friends will tell… Continue reading

Yukon- the sequel

The Yukon.  I was blown away last year on my drive Outside.  The only negative was the crappy motels and that I had to rush through.  More time this trip.  I have no… Continue reading