Cross-Border Hiking: Getting Longer

Cross-Border Hiking: Getting Longer

by Michael Brady October 8, 2010 Mountain Notebook

Long-distance hiking, or walking as it’s called in Great Britain, has long been a European thing. Many long-distance trails, or paths (the British term), have Christian connections. El Camino de Santiago, the “Way of Saint James,” is a 500-mile-long pilgrimage route in northwestern Spain, to the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, where legend holds that the […]

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Reconfiguration

Reconfiguration

by Laura Raskus October 8, 2010 Mountain Notebook

I’ve been fantasizing about a friend of mine. He’s clever and irreverent, and he has lips I’m dying to taste. All too often, I find myself distracted by the thought of coaxing him into bed. It’s irrational. But I need to feel the cadence of his breath against my ear. I understand him well enough to […]

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Potholes on Journalism’s Dead-end Road

Potholes on Journalism’s Dead-end Road

by Jon Kovash October 8, 2010 Mountain Notebook

Over the last year, we’ve seen a spate of hand-wringing articles on the death of journalism, prompted chiefly by the recent demise of some venerable American daily newspapers. To us unemployed and underemployed journalists, both print and broadcast, this is an old, old story, one that we have followed intensely for years (because we have […]

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Obituary: Inside Outside Magazine

Obituary: Inside Outside Magazine

by Ken Wright October 8, 2010 Mountain Notebook

Cause of Death: Economic Malaise And now the question is: What next, Four Corners writers, reporters and readers? After nearly 12 years of exploring, expounding upon, defending and celebrating the Four Corners Country from its home in Durango, Colo., Inside Outside Southwest magazine has joined the ranks of publications that have gone under in its […]

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