Tag Archive: mountains

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

adventures, With A Lower Case “A”

I’m on a bike riding around a beautiful lake in the mountains on a warm sunny day with someone whose company I enjoy very much. Life is terrible. Sometimes I end up on… Continue reading

Fall in Paradise

This really hurts.  I’m gasping for air.  Why does it have to hurt so much?  For 14 years I lived in towns at or above this elevation.  But I’m a (not much above)… 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

El valle de Intag y Laguna Cuicocha

My final big Ecuador adventure.  I was invited along on a 2 night teip to visit Veronica’s family in the Intag valley, a rural and traditional area.  I drag myself out and make… Continue reading