From the sidelines, I can see where some folks might have considered it a somewhat unusual (if not blatantly tasteless) spontaneous-combustion-type en masse subject for discourse among a wide-ranging demographic amalgam of patrons.
My life goal was to become proficient at as many leisure sports as possible and I pursued that goal with passion.
Most people who drive out to the west end of Boulder Canyon to Castle Rock aren’t going there to climb Cussin’ Crack. Most people would rather have fun.
In American culture, up is regarded as better than down. You’ve got things like the stock market and martinis to bear that out.
The literal meaning of the word “Nikon” is a “living moment in being-time.” It’s part of the overall process of “presenting” the truth. You don’t have to go out and get it; it comes to you.
As 80 billion gallons of water thundered out of the reservoir, the downstream Idaho communities of Wilford and Sugar City were literally wiped from the map.
Despite the inroads of urbanism in its towns, Svalbard remains an Arctic wilderness.
This month’s featured book and poet is Norman Shaefer’s “The Sunny Top of California: Sierra Nevada Poems & A Story” (La Alameda Press, Albuquerque, 2010).
After that outing, we cast ourselves as Lady Emily and Lord Willard in a Gothic adventure story inspired by my English ancestry and favorite novelist in adolescence.
No matter how you get there, standing on top of a mountain inspires a universal thrill. It’s a big WOW! Beyond that, it’s difficult to articulate.
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