Mother Smudger.

“We’re smudging,” he said loudly. His friends nodded in bobble-headed agreement as if we needed convincing. Daniel and I shrugged in unison. We’d just come down a long hill on the […]


Some people dip their toes when trying something new. I cannonball. All in or all out. This approach works well for me in things like getting healthy, learning software, or […]

Blaze the Trail.

“Sometimes I can hear this old earth shouting through the trees as the wind blows. That’s when I climb up here on this mountain to look through God’s window. Now […]

Good Hike, Bad Hike

With a goal of hiking the Grand Canyon from rim to rim some time in the next two years, we started with a couple of gentle hikes through state parks. Luckily […]