The Art of Falling

On the fall I had enough time to think. That's the first time that I've been airborne long enough to contemplate my situation. Usually falls happen so fast that the only thing present is instinct. I mean, often it takes a second or two  to even register what is going on, and by that time…

Dancing With Myself

It's freeing not being accountable to anyone. I experience this in so many different parts of my life, and because of it I am able to drift in and out of situations when I want. There are hardly situations where I feel completely trapped. When it comes to work, I've made a career of being…

Tuesday is the New Saturday

We packed up the car on Monday night and pulled onto the 15-North driving straight to Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. We arrived at the campground in five hours--it was empty--and didn't even set up tents. We dropped our sleeping pads in the dirt under a beautiful star-filled desert sky--the alarm set for 4 a.m.--and slept. We…