Zion

Unlike so many places, it is well named, especially for the 21st century bourgeois dilletante “adventurer”. Namely, us. We did well last year to so thoroughly associate the backpack with fun.  LB loves hiking, occasionally requests to get back in the pack, and for him the more exposure and wind, the better.  Which made Angel’s […]

Chaco

We saw it many times, from miles and miles away, but I always dismissed it.  Canyon country has plenty of odd lumps in the rimrock, and the trail was just sandy enough to be slow, the day just sunny enough to be fatiguing, and the cliff face along which we walked for a while was […]

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“End and goal; Not every end is a goal.  The end of a melody is not its goal: but nonetheless, had the melody not reached its end it would not have reached its goal either. A parable.” -Nietzsche, Wanderer… #204 A short time ago we were all set for a new adventure.  I’d been a […]