I’ve been keeping my book list in Evernote – when I come across something interesting, I add it to the big list. I took a sizable chunk out of the big list toward the end of 2016. Not sure what I was doing in the first half of the year – running a lot I think. … continue reading
The oldest swim memory I have is of hiding in the locker room to avoid getting in the water because it was just so damn cold. That would have been about 1983 in Berlin, Germany and the team was the Berlin Bear-a-Cudas.… continue reading
This is from September 2016. Newly found, recently published.
I was having a conversation with my daughter about time in the car driving back from a hike at Mt. Hood recently. She was asking how long it was going to take to get home, “you said 15 minutes … 15 minutes ago”.… continue reading
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Do not burn yourself out. Be as I am-a reluctant enthusiast… a part time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it.
I was cleaning out some old files that I had copied into Google Drive a long long time ago this weekend and came across the following blog post. I think this must have been from about 2001 or 2002. What strikes me is how little I’ve changed in what I do and what I like to write about.… continue reading
One of the best things for me to improve in alpine touring are transitions. Being quick in a transition will allow you to do more laps or get out of bad weather in a hurry. No one likes standing around when weather is moving in, or waiting for someone to re-pack their exploded pack.… continue reading
Medium-long run yesterday – 15 miler Council Crest loop. It’s a ridge, so if there is weather the wind is often ripping through the trees – there was some kind of generator running at the radio tower yesterday. I touched the geo marker at the top and then bugged out to get back in the trees and out of the wind.… continue reading