Category Archives: Book III Excerpt – 2005

The Coffee Manifesto – or what the hell does ‘venti’ mean?

April 24, 2013  Those who know me, know that I am a coffee snob. I’ll date someone who voted for Romney or one of the Bushes before I date someone who drinks Yuban, Sanka or, God forbid, gas station coffee. … Continue reading

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Musings on Death, Mortality & Purgatory

Hello mountaineers and other readers. In 16 days I’ll be again on the trails of Mt. Whitney and as always I can’t wait. At work, I’m doing a better job of not talking incessantly about my upcoming trip. In past … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Red Meat

May 14, 2011     Hello again blog readers and I apologize for the long gap between my postings. I’m presently recovering from minor surgery this past Wednesday and today marks the first day I can sit for more than 5 … Continue reading

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When semi-smart people do not so smart things

From trip #3 in 2005. This trip fell on a landmark year for me as I celebrated 10 years of sobriety in late July. Due to a back injury early in the year and a couple of poorly timed sinus … Continue reading

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