4 results found for September, 2012

Encore

Encore

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The night had been frigid, and we spent it wearing every piece of clothing we had and tucked deep into our sleeping bags. Even so, we still felt the penetrating chill inhabiting our tents. When dawn finally broke, we were like cold blooded reptiles, slow to get moving in the absence of the warming sun. […]

A Celebration

A Celebration

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Anyone who knows me well knows that I’m really not that into birthdays, especially mine. I don’t care for being the center of attention, I’m not much of one for accumulating a lot of things, and am always ok to pass on cake. About the only thing about a traditional birthday celebration I am interested in […]

Team Last Chance

Team Last Chance

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Ben and my dad had entered Lotoja twice in the past, and twice, Ben had to finish the race by himself. Last time, the race ended in knee surgery and a year of recuperation for my dad. This year, free of injury, the three of us entered as a group, swearing that this would be the […]

Hills of Bountiful

Hills of Bountiful

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A couple of months ago we took a drive up toward Francis Peak.  The weather was a bit cloudy, and as we ascended the curvy dirt road we soon found ourselves in passing clouds dumping massive amounts of rain.     The lighting was absolutely spectacular and the flowers were in full bloom.  We scored […]