Monthly Archives: July 2012

i sat outside a truck stop

becoming sun-baked human ziti and trying to decide where to go next.  i’d been nonsensically crisscrossing idaho, from Idaho Falls west to boise then back east to Mountain Home.  do i head north to montana?  i already came from west. … Continue reading

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colors and light

Slept under a bridge last night million dollar real estate right by the river lights, orange lanterns shimmering in ripples hit the road in the morning heat, blue cloud puddles dripping over asphalt Hitchhiking is easier the day after a … Continue reading

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September

The mountains have taught me things Last night wind picked up late and woke me with groans through the canyon Spits of rain on my pitter pattered tarp I huddled through the night and overslept past dawn  Sunrise gentle, rabid storms, … Continue reading

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Questions of the Soul

There is a problem with this blog. It has become stale and unoriginal.  How many more hitchhiking is great people are good food is free stories can I really churn out?  Is any of this still interesting or poignant?  Why … Continue reading

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Wildfire

Wildfires rage across Colorado.  The air is heavy with the scent of campfire.  Colors of dusk, filtered through smoke, bleed into the horizon: the fiery moon rises through silver wisps of cloud.  Many pray for rain; one afternoon a storm … Continue reading

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Harmony

BEGIN WHERE YOU ARE.  As the skies cleared, I headed back out to the rain-soaked ramp.  It wasn’t long before an RV nosed into the shoulder.  I hopped in next to Scott, an ultra-marathon runner who is currently attempting to … Continue reading

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Storm

I caught a ride out from under Dead Bird Bridge with an old man named Dave who wore a cowboy hat and drove a Mustang through the stark insane rolling desert emptiness that was scattered with puddles of tree and … Continue reading

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