Tag Archives: backpacking

Anatomy of a Difficult Summer

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body Love what it loves. Tell … Continue reading

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Drunk Trail Angels

As I’m not doing all that much hiking these days, I felt like reminiscing a bit about some of my outdoor adventures from a few years back.  Here’s a post I wrote for one of the WordPress Weekly Writing Challenges: … Continue reading

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A Cyclops in the Night

When I was a kid, I had a specific routine for turning off my bedroom light at night.  The rules were fairly simple:  First, ask Mom or Dad to do it.  If you have to do it for some reason, … Continue reading

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