In 1939, two young men walked away from freshly plowed fields to enjoy a weekend in the Abajo Mountains in Southeast Utah. Looking across high wooded plateaus and red colored labyrinths to the west, a wanderlust to chart the unexplored moved them to walk away from the day to day grind. Sweat from labour soon […]
I can recall a time I felt growing pains. I was walking down the hallway in our house and a sudden pain shot through my leg, in fact I remember crying out that I had just been shot in the leg with an arrow, a flint tipped Port Orford Cedar shaft right through my femur. […]
RETURN OF THE NATIVE.
Life is a series of storms; some lesser, some greater, some devastating, some refreshing–and all in some way beautiful. I have weathered many a storm in the open, far from home and loved ones. And I have journeyed home in anticipation for many more. For me home has always been in the same place; one block […]
There’s no better way to roam than by clinking chain and knobby treads cruising through rock and dirt. There’s always more to explore in this country, further distances to be travelled, and it’s never short of an epic view. Like my childhood reads of Cam Jansen I just want to say “click” and hope my […]
A rush of change has been happening in our lives and I’m at a stand still. With a recent ankle surgery I’m coach/hammock ridden for a while. Things are on the up and we have nothing but gratitude to be had. My ankle is in the best repair it has been in the past 4 […]
the batu caves–with all the traditions that surround this ground the one memory that sticks in my mind is from when I was 4. my parents and I were visiting the area and I had just been rewarded a nice juicy lollipop for my good behavior (you do have to climb 272 steps to enter). […]