Highway 11 along the Nipigon River, looking South. On a recent work trip to Thunder Bay Ontario, I had spoken with my friend Brian early one morning, to arrange a climbing date. He had a board meeting that morning and a family hike planned afterward with his family. He really liked the objective I had … Continue reading Mt Helen in the dark
St Claude and The Pembina Hills bikepack compromise
The road looked like gumbo! Stopping, gritting my teeth, and riding one bicycle length confirmed my fears. My wheels plugged up, my shoes gummed up, and I …
Twilight on the Rundlehorn
At 7:00 pm Tuesday evening I looked at Dave and said "Well that's fine, I'll leave tomorrow." He rebuked "No! You don't have to go, I just have to be at work Thursday morning.. early!" The game continued; "What do you want to do?" I asked. He responded with "You have never been to the … Continue reading Twilight on the Rundlehorn
Nipigon on the horizon
I can't contain my excitement. My first real trip in many months is days away. The forecast looked marginal at first, but it's improving every time I look ...
Rejection is a good thing . . .
I hate rejection, I really do. After nearly five decades on the planet, I can be truthful with everyone including myself about the crushing effect of being turned down. The news at the doctor's office today was the kind of news that borders on rejection. I left the doctors office without another appointment booked. So … Continue reading Rejection is a good thing . . .