November 14, 2009

Common Denominator

tape gloves
The trouble with having a blog is a sudden desire to take basic elements like your decision to go to Africa with shoes that suddenly feel too small, […]

October 25, 2009

Edge Dweller

Cathedral Ledge, Photo by Peter Doucette
You might not believe what I’m going to tell you. You might—if you have read things I have written in the past mont […]

 
September 14, 2009

Left, Right in the Road

Last week, I left Jackson. I’d lived there just long enough to have a hard time leaving. I’d lived there just long enough to call it a home, though, to othe […]

July 25, 2009

The Poodle Permanent

Osito in Recovery
I’m not a dog person. I never have been. I once knew a woman who returned a dog for its propensity to drool. She is my mother.
Two weeks ago […]

October 27, 2008

The Great Divide: Whipped Installment

THE GREAT DIVIDE: THE GOOD, THE BAD, and THE UGLY OF CLIMBING COUPLEDOM
(Part of an on-going series on my blog of posts from my column Whipped, for Climbing […]