Monthly Archives: January 2012

Where’s the paper aisle? Why we need a Walmart on Mt. Whitney

Egads! I’ve run out of paper… Possibly the first time I’ve ever used ‘egads’ in my writing. Next time I’ll try ‘Good Grief”. Somewhere, Samuel L. Jackson is covering his ears from my potty mouthed-ness and David Mamet is blushing. … Continue reading

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Serenity Now, Hiking Later

At this moment, I’m awaiting some long overdue rain here in Northern California. Cold and cloudy outside, perfect weather for staying indoors with a cup of Peets coffee and churning out some words. Good nap weather too. Today’s blog entry … Continue reading

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Here’s Johnny! – All work and no play…

A Book V excerpt. I’m in the eastern Sierras, on the way to Lone Pine and another attempt of Mt. Whitney, this time as a two-day backpack trip instead of the usual 1-day Bataan Death March. I’m camping the first … Continue reading

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Going Solo – The Solitary Man hits the road

I’ve recently started typing and editing Book V of  ‘The Mt. Whitney Journals’. My writing process is slow, but it works for me. I write out my draft longhand and once finished, I sit in front of the computer and … Continue reading

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What’s the Klingon word for ‘Rollaway Bed’?

 I am a Star Trek dork. As they say in rehab, admitting it is the first step to recovery. I swear that even though I am a bit of a Trekkie, I have never been to a Star Trek convention, … Continue reading

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