Category Archives: Wandering Wisdoms

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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Preparation

Virtues of Travel: Part 7 While reading my brother’s recent posts on training for his 100-mile run, I began contemplating the importance of getting ready for travel.¬† To succeed, he has to be disciplined about the types of trails he’s … Continue reading

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Surfaces

Virtues of Travel: Part 4 For my own part I am pleased enough with surfaces– in fact they alone seem to me to be of much importance. Such things for example as the grasp of a child’s hand in your … Continue reading

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Patience

Virtues of Travel: Part 2 I’m standing in-line at the grocery store, a long line, the wrong line, (you know, the one you thought would move faster than the others, but it turns out to have the customers with the … Continue reading

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Thoreau

If a man walks in the woods for his love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer; but if he spends his whole day as a speculator, shearing off those woods … Continue reading

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Wandering Wisdoms: V.2

Tears have kept on falling. History has taught them its slanted understanding of the human face.¬† At each last embrace the snow brings down its disintegrating curtain. The mind shreds the present, once the past is over. — Galway Kinnel, … Continue reading

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Wandering Wisdoms: V.1

“To me too has not unrest been ordained, have not I too been endowed with a heart which knoweth not repose? The story-teller’s star — is it not the moon, lord of the road, the wanderer, who moves in his … Continue reading

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