The Beast Inside

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As I finally collapsed to solid ground, millions of thoughts toyed with my ego. Ridiculed by doubts: we could’ve made it… stupid choice… you coward… totally unprepared… a wasted day… what kind of sandbag was that… better conditions… reliable protection; and everything would’ve been fine. And on and on and on and on. The bottom […]

Ramble On

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Recently, I discovered [or rather became aware] that I use writing, to process the many moments and emotions of my life. Joy. Anger. Fear. Passion. Grief. Confusion. Success. Are all behind the letters, words and paragraphs you view on these screens. During the 24 hours leading up to our second trip, I doubted my reasoning more […]

The Crow’s Nest

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My fingertips greased off the phone from perspiration. Spastically, I scrolled through texts, forums and information on the internet in an effort to try to discern left from right and discover that last piece of clarity towards the summit. “This…”, I thought, “would guarantee a restful night’s sleep!” Forty miles north of Gallup, NM we rose […]

Good Mood Food

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Hello again. We’re back! Well, we never really left, more distracted than anything the past month working, saving up funds, planning for the next trip [as well as our plans for settling down after that trip] and doing that day-to-day life thing. Casey and I have both been eager to put a list together of our ‘Food on […]

Mischief Collective contribution: Tuolumne

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This month we had the joy and honor to write an excerpt for the Mischief Collective’s travel blog. The Mischief Collective is a crew of uniquely inspired individuals sharing their talents in art, music, photography and handmade crafts. Stop by their website and give it a look!! Yosemite National Park is considered by many to be one of […]