hello, old friend. it’s nice to see you again. I started writing publically almost exactly a year ago. the plan was to have a one stop shop for my adventure photography, cutesy DIY projects, and silly, relatively irrelevant rants. in the blogger world, it was … Continue reading
john fielder is a renowned landscape photographer, preservationist, activist, skiier, author, teacher, and colorado lover. i’m not sure if he can touch his toes, but if i had to put money on it, i’d guess yes. he’s also one of … Continue reading
when i was in high school, we had to pick and write about our personal heroes. it was a step in a larger process in understanding homer’s odyessy and the hero’s journey. we were sitting in class one day having … Continue reading
i think i want to live in this tree. it’s not the strongest or fullest or tallest tree in the wood, but boy does it have spirit. i could see myself sitting on one of the top branches, letting my legs swing in the height while the wind whistles through my hair. i would watch as the world worked below me and stare at the greatness above. it would be me and the tree; the tree and me. you, my dear, are of course invited. please do let me know if you’re interested.
in the meantime, i think i’ll begin to climb.
an excerpt from my journal of a summer spent living in yellowstone national park. photo from muir woods national monument, california.