Triple Crown

May 29, 2013 Uncategorized

My plans for the long weekend were patchy and unconfirmed as I set out in my car alone on Saturday morning, but I had three goals. I wanted to climb. I wanted to camp and explore more of the valley that runs out from the Coulee’s dramatic basalt columns into a dry glacial plain before diving over the cliffs of the Columbia River Gorge. And I wanted to sail. A good friend of mine was going to be starting aRead More

Surviving in good faith

March 14, 2013 Uncategorized

I’ve been logging plenty of days on coastlines and tidal flats and mountains lately. Not counting the rare days of sun that bring me back from the ledge after too much grey, this is my only means of surviving winter in the northwest: Sea or Summit, where cold winds and open spaces push back against the feeling that I live in a dimly lit box. During the week, when I can’t get out of the city, I constantly fight againstRead More

Old Pine

April 21, 2011 Uncategorized

OLD PINE from Astray Films on Vimeo. Whenever I want to feel super homesick, I’ll be sure to watch this lovely video. [thanks Ry]