Monthly Archives: November 2010

John Muir Trail Talk… posts 1-3

Post 3: Young Anne’s Dream The very first day, that ‘easy’ stretch of the gorgeous (and easily accessed via Yosemite Park) Lyle Canyon, I felt the presence of someone I’d not seen in about thirty years, young Anne. Those boots … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail Talk… posts 1-3

Post 2: The Moon As you might imagine, two fifty-something-year-old women of reasonable intelligence had each worked out to prepare for this arduous walk. I was swimming a mile and a half in forty-five minutes, then running three eight-minute miles … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail Talk… posts 1-3

Post 1: The Informational Skeleton First and most importantly, the reader must keep in mind the fundamental facts: mountains are essentially, up, down, and dirty, as well as solid and soaring. On July 19, I set out with my longtime … Continue reading

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Elemental Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving! Now that’s an elemental innovation. And it can be as elemental as we care to make it… I give thanks for the bacterial cellular life that makes up about 90% of the material of ‘my’ body. I give thanks … Continue reading

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