Aug 202014
 
It's A Trick!

     Long distance hiking adventure season is rolling to a close in the United States.  The hikers whose blogs you’ve been following are just starting to arrive at their destinations and post photos of themselves at their respective terminus’ jumping into the air and crying and hugging the monument markers. They look skinny and […]

Jul 232014
 
50 Things That Qualify as Porn When You've Been in the Wilderness Way Too Long

PORN: n. Media that is regarded as emphasizing the sensuous or sensational aspects of a nonsexual subject and stimulating a compulsive interest in their audience. (Dictionary.com) ~ or revised ~ PORN: n. Media  Any media, object, person, or sheer mention of something that is regarded as emphasizing the sensuous or sensational aspects of a nonsexual subject and stimulating a […]

May 082014
 
Dromomania

“Dromomania, also traveling fugue, is an uncontrollable psychological urge to wander. People with this condition spontaneously depart from their routine, travel long distances and take up different identities and occupations. Months may pass before they return to their former identities.” Wikipedia “True dromomaniacs are obsessed with travel and are always planning their next trip or […]

Dec 022013
 
Off the Trail Into Hallow Thanksmas

Coming off the Pacific Crest Trail directly into an orgy of societal holidays is well, weird. And they ARE weird. Don’t get me wrong I’m not opposed to them. Anyone who knows me knows that I have been nauseatingly enthusiastic about holidays since EVER. But the clear vision inspired by a long jaunt in the […]