Category Archives: Textual

Forget the sponsors. Forget the media frenzy. Forget the points and the money and the trophies and the sex appeal. Forget the product placement Redbull hat and drink they passed to Jordy Smith after his final winning heat against John … Continue reading

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The Cons My entire body aches. It’s worse up top where my head is which is decently pounding due to some foreign contamination and really cold water. And probably way too much Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. Emergen-C, hydration and hot shower … Continue reading

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A sea of mountains extend out my window seat, stage right. There’s a forest fire burning down there causing hazy strips of smoke extending southeast into the pacific which is now coming into view. The sun, just beyond the wing … Continue reading

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For a combination of reasons, I barely slept. I was cold for starters; the temperature below freezing. And the wind, a light but constant menace with an unexpected dessert-like warmth. Still I was chilled and shivering to the bone. Patches … Continue reading

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I fear not the unknown, or the unfinished Nor the angry breath that rises within it The broken vase, the untraceable face The spirit has a physical limit

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