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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 only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” -John Muir, 1913

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The rain hit us. Lightly at first, then a little harder. Yet, there were blue skies all around promising the rain would be short lived. Still my Nikon was exposed. I covered it up using my bright green winter hat … Continue reading


I am soaked and chilled. My rain jacket is only known for its drying abilities. There are holes in my tennis shoes. I have wet socks. I hate wet socks. The horizontal rain pelts my face; the spray from my … Continue reading