Tag Archives: Cigars

Energy Bar Aversion Therapy

Still descending the mountain past Mirror Lake, to say that I’m not doing very well would be a gross understatement. Note to makers of energy bars: have you ever thought of  a rib-eye steak flavored option? THE MOUNT WHITNEY JOURNALS … Continue reading

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Christmas at Union Square…a bit off topic, but…

There are no ‘buts’. However, I don’t take lightly my decision to post photos and words of my visit to Union Square in San Francisco. It’s not as if I’ll be vilified, chastised or dragged into civil court if I … Continue reading

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Mt. Whitney & the Eastern Sierras – 2011 (Day 1)

I left for my most recent Mt. Whitney trip on Monday morning, August 1st. With a cup of Peets coffee, some Milano cookies, a full tank of gas and fully charged nicad batteries for my Nikon, I hit the road … Continue reading

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Marshmallows, Meteors & Macanudos

THE MOUNT WHITNEY JOURNALS  – Book IV – 2007 Saturday, August 11, 2007, Whitney Portal Campground, campsite #7 With the flames rising, we move the camp chairs from the clearing and seat ourselves around the fire. This rates as another … 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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