Figure on a Landscape

Figures on a Landscape is a climb in Joshua Tree. It's not a hard climb, but it is a classic multi pitch line in the park, and known for a run out face climbing traverse. The name always captivated me because of its poetic nature. There is something romantic that clicks in my mind, a…

Happy Saturday Folks

Recently, as in the past few weeks, I've had trouble posting because I've been so busy with work and school, but this week has been different. I have had plenty of time to write, and in some instances I have written, but the swells of life have drifted my way and I have allowed myself…

On a Different Level

I'm sitting in that nonprofit class again listening to some super charged philanthropist spray about how good she is at making money, and that I'm writing this right now, in class, should indicate how many fucks I give about that. It brings me back to how much my life has changed since I spread my arms and…

Tables Full of Love

I talk a lot of trash on convention, but it's not really convention that I'm criticizing. I think that conventional rituals are actually really positive, until they start being nothing more than coy formality. Take the dinner table for example. Some of my best memories in life have come from sitting down at the dinner…