Category Archives: Uncategorized
Here’s post #2 about the Mt. Rainier summit. It seems like the summit happened 10 years ago. Life in Point Hope, AK has taken over everything. Living in the moment never felt so good. But, it all started on Mt. Rainier. Climbing a 14,000 foot mountain requires flexibility, yet discipline.… Read On
Probably I’m not the only one. But truly, in trying to get my behind out of Dodge these last few weeks, I’ve noticed unusually avoidant behavior about saying goodbye. All week, in my head, I knew I was going to take off today. But, I only told my buddy that… Read On
Many years ago, while attending a graduate program for psychology, I attended a one-day workshop on the psychology of clowns. The leader had a new clown nose for each person. One by one, each participant walked to the front of the room, and after turning their back to the group,… Read On
It has begun! My first SpokenCoast project video was on Monday afternoon with a dear friend. Actually, it was the 2nd official interview. But, the first one was with a crappy camera. Yesterday’s interview was with my new Nikon D5100 super ultra mega humdinger of a gadget. This thing does… Read On
Sad to report that I’ve pushed out Shasta again…to August. Not sure if the snow conditions will be alright, but I’ll just have to cross my fingers. There’s simply no way with my whiplash recovery to safely go next weekend. This past Wednesday I practiced on Mt. Tam with a… Read On
My body feels much like the cracked plastic of my truck’s blinker light this morning. At least I could easily buy the truck part & replace it. Not so much with my shoulder & neck. Things were going along well enough these last days with aches & pains, but… Read On
Doubts, dread, fear, oh, my! All this & more with another check in while at Clair Tappan Lodge for 10 days to complete the Wilderness First Responder class. Honestly, life is good, but when your body doesn’t feel well, you make videos like this...
Took some video thoughts from Friday when I arrived at Clair Tappan lodge for the Wilderness First Responder class. It’s been an intense but great class so far. But, the first several days were overshadowed by physical discomfort, and worry about how the project would launch given my physical condition. Watch the video for more...
Made it up to the Clair Tappan lodge today for the Wilderness First Responder course with the Sierra Club. I wanted to take this course before leaving on the trip so I felt better prepared for a wilderness emergency. You can never have too many backcountry skills, I’ve found. With… Read On