From the monthly archives:

October 2010

The Incredible Distance Between Sleeping and Waking

October 28, 2010

“It’s okay,” she says.  “It’s okay.  You were just dreaming.” That’s how it starts.  Every time. Then she tells me, “You were screaming.” I don’t remember screaming.  But maybe I was.  Maybe that journey between sleep and waking is so much that I can’t help but scream.  Maybe it’s just that long.  I look up. […]

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October 27, 2010

I’m headed off to Taiwan for work this Sunday.  I’ll be at a conference on Wednesday and Thursday in Taipei, and I have appointments set up with former clients of mine on Tuesday and Friday.  I hope to bring these clients with me to my new firm and make some connections so that I can […]

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No Lions or Tigers, Thank Goodness

October 14, 2010

On my hike last weekend I bumped into a bear.  I was moving pretty quickly and didn’t see him.  He turned around and shoved me.  “Watch where you’re going, dickbag,” he said.  I thought it was a bit weird that a bear was talking to me, but I excused myself politely and, stepping aside, attempted […]

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Actionable Feelings and Weird Dreams

October 12, 2010

So I’ve been re-reading Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged for the last couple of weeks.  I’ve been reading John Galt’s speech to the world for the past few days – it’s like forever long, just like I remember it.  I think the book would be much better if it were maybe 20% as long as it […]

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Weekend Run-Down

October 7, 2010

A month or more ago, a friend of mine said to me “hey, I checked out your blog.”  Cool.  “But I don’t really think it’s for me – I mean, unless you’re a hardcore hiker, it seems kind of tough to relate to.”  I was like, “wtf!  I don’t ONLY write about hiking, and I’m not even […]

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BLM, Graham & Doubletop Trip Report from Saturday’s Hike

October 7, 2010

BLM, Graham, Doubletop 10/2/2010 I haven’t had a chance to hike with SoloJoe in a while (and I’d never hiked with his buddy Patrick), so I jumped at the chance to plan something for this past Saturday.  Consulting our grids, we decided on this route.  Here it is over at my EveryTrail page. We met […]

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Two Thursdays Ago Zen

October 5, 2010

Normally, I like to save the pages from my Zen-a-Day calendar to which I’m particularly attracted.  However, in tearing off the page two Thursdays ago, I accidentally tore the page in half.  It’s been sitting on my dresser in two pieces for a while now and I’ve thusfar been able to resist the urge to […]

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