Category Archives: Community

Wherever people gather, I’ll be there

Stewardship

Virtues of Travel: Part 11 Since much of my free time beyond family and work has not been focused on writing but on outdoor experiences and environmental advocacy, (whether through the Friends of Colorado State Parks, or my new obsession with … Continue reading

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Nature.

Thoreau’s Walden, Muir’s Mountains of California, Abbey’s Desert Solitaire, and most recently, Brower’s Let the Mountains Talk, Let the Rivers Run… I’ve been on a kick lately of reading authors’ intimate portrayals of their time in the natural world and the … Continue reading

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A Wanderer Looks at 30: Unabridged

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. If you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is … Continue reading

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A Wanderer Looks at 30: Part 3 – Imagination

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.” Stephen Hawking goes on to say, “Try to make sense of what you see, and always wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” Hawking’s call … Continue reading

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A Wanderer Looks at 30: Part 2 – Love

“If you are lucky enough to find love, don’t throw it away.” Once again, I want to expand our concept of love.  I am most certainly blessed to be married to Lindsay and to become the father of our baby … Continue reading

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A Wanderer Looks at 30: Part 1 – Work

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. If you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is … Continue reading

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Pain.

At mile 17 I’m in a fast stride going up a rather steep and long hill, “walking with purpose,” as my mantra has become.  The sun is starting to emerge from the clouds, and the cool, crisp air of the … Continue reading

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