Miller Canyon Base Camp

2020-05-17   I’d heard the watch go off this morning at seven. Who cares…  …It is still early this morning.

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Why On Earth Are Nudists Getting Naked?

As I was naked, wandering in the garden and coming back to have a coffee with my wife, I was

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Heard at the beach and by the pool…

“So I’m at the beach with this log of sand stuck in the crotch of my swimsuit. How am I

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Ida Canyon

2020-05-16 We both slept well. We’re waking to birds, treetop branch shadows, turkey gobbles. It’s a wonderful temperature, when we

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Cat Mountain: Intimacy with the Desert

2021-02-01 We had been up an unfamiliar trail exploring in the Tucson Mountains about a month before. As we walked,

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Downhill-Rim Road: Part III

September 2020 Monday: We awaken in a pine forest, at the end of a rugged road. We are about eight

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Downhill- Rim Road: Part II

September 2020 We are exploring a riverbed leading to a lake in the great forest above the Mongollon Rim. Part

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Edward Abbey

Today is Edward Abbey’s birthday….Happy Birthday Edward Abbey! He said….”One final paragraph of advice: do not burn yourselves out. Be

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