The Hike as Metaphor

One of the things I've written bit about is the role that solo hiking plays in life for me, but I haven't ever really gone deeper on it. It’s personal. Sharing that internal dialog lays bare the internal struggles between doing what feels good and what is right...

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Seven

I know it's early. It has to be. But there is a canoe or kayak out there in the creek with the weirdest paddle stroke. I've sat upright in my sleeping bag. As my exhaustion gives way to wakefulness, I look up and discover that's not any person piloting a watercraft in front of my shelter.