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This Week’s Hike: Green Mountain Trail

I decided to head a bit further up the mountain to find a cooler and shadier hike this week. The basin was all well and good, but it was also a little - okay a lot - exposed. Only a few miles up the road there are plenty of pines to cool things down. I've… Continue reading This Week’s Hike: Green Mountain Trail

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This Week’s Hike: Molino Basin

We won't know whether or not we're making a very big move for another month. That's four weeks of not being able to plan, not being able to have anything solid, of drifting - but it is still four weeks of life. I need to take advantage of that, of every moment we have left… Continue reading This Week’s Hike: Molino Basin

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Everything is (finally) so Gay

And it's kind of amazing. I went for a hike yesterday morning, so I was away for many hours of the initial celebration. A friend texted me when they released the decision, so I wasn't completely taken by surprise when I returned to the internet where everything, literally everything, was covered in rainbows. My wife… Continue reading Everything is (finally) so Gay

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An Open Letter to the French Language

Ciao bella! Wait, no - Salut! Ça va? I hope you're doing all right. It's... well, it's been a while. When was it we last saw each other? Oh yeah... for a month in high school. Although that short time together helped change my mind about you, it wasn't enough, and the intervening years only… Continue reading An Open Letter to the French Language