Category Archives: Wilderness

Oaks Bottom

Oaks Bottom was our site on Saturday.Two miles and a half of out and back,between the rains, between the swamp and swayof moss and lichen, on a muddy track.The owls we requested were away,but ducks were dipping down without a … Continue reading

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Sensible

Anticipating missing plumbing, bed, the food my fussy appetite demands, I went to earth reluctantly. Instead of rough conditions, I had calmer hands, more restful sleep, a better moving gut, than what I am accustomed to at home. I ate … Continue reading

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Tripping

Uncertain about toilets, sleeping rough, the river work, the weather, and the wet, I valued sibling benefits enough to purchase neoprene and risk regret. We rafted down a canyon fifty miles, engorged in desert, walled in stone and glass. We … Continue reading

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Five Days

Five days away from Internet and phone exceeded expectation. We fifteen had solitude where no one was alone except for shitting minutes. In between the rafting, we conversed or dined or slept without alarms or heartburn. Global news could not … Continue reading

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