Outdoor / Adventure
Outdoor / Adventure
The Place Itself, Adventure Journal
We’re not here seeking risk; we’ve come seeking the place itself.
It's Time for Hikers and Hunters to Join Together, Sierra Magazine
Let’s not sit at our separate tables while our beloved lands disappear forever. Let’s stand together.
Disconnect to Reconnect, Cotopaxi Journal
Perhaps this is what I am meant to do, too: to be alive in this body, on this earth, in the mist or the fog or the sunshine. To be alive in this body. Not just living, but alive.
This Is What Happens to Your Body on a Thru-Hike, Outside Magazine
Basically, I had walked myself into a super-fit athlete’s body. I joked with my wife that I should start a business called 8-Hour Abs. Really, just eight hours a day is all it takes!
The Best Outdoor Adventure Book You’ve Never Heard Of, Adventure Journal
Much of Car Camping takes place in Moab in 1993. That was the year I first visited the Utah town as a 12-year-old on a school-sponsored backpacking trip. I loved the desert immediately. I felt connected to it and have been a frequent visitor since.
What I Learned from a Year of Intermittent Fasting, Outside Magazine
I’ve realized that fasting, which is often considered ascetic, is compatible with a deep appreciation of food.
Reluctant Citizens, Zyzzyva (#103) and The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2016
It occurs to me—though I’m not sure I’m comforted by the thought—that we are creating our democracy, even as we inherit it.
Tie Your Own Rope, Full Stop
But this album, Smash — I spent years turning the radio dial when one of its songs came on. I could never escape it.
Fading, Lost Magazine
Still you are fading, falling, drowning out of sight.
San Francisco, California, Orion Magazine
I live inside the fog that forms from time to time
Half-Blind Valley, High Country News
Then we followed the tributary to see where it would lead.
Fog, Lost Magazine
"I used to know," I say.
Squatters, Freerange Nonfiction
You’re an adult now, she says. It happens to us all.
Oil Slick, 48 Hour Magazine (Longshot Magazine)
The battlefield is not just the sub-sea and the sea, the beaches and the marshes.