10-24-17 My One and Only Ghost Story

One week until Halloween so here’s my one and only, firsthand ghost story. I’ll park several caveats up front: I don’t believe in ghosts but I’ll allow there are many things I do not understand and/or have perceived so incompletely that they can seem otherworldly. This story concerns an event¬†I simply cannot adequately explain and so I’ll call it a ghost story. Take it as […]

2017-11-09T17:21:28+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Hiking/Outdoors, History, Personal, Writing|0 Comments

5-5-17 River Piracy

Happy Cinco de Mayo, when many Americans commemorate the Mexican Republic’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Puebla) by getting blackout drunk. Viva la hangover.

My father was an engineering geologist. I grew up learning about¬†landforms and rocks and how (over a VERY long time) they change, so I find these things interesting in ways that others may not. And it isn’t […]

2017-06-01T04:15:35+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Hiking/Outdoors, Writing|0 Comments