Gold Star Canyon up to Otto’s Staircase

Gold Star Canyon up to Otto’s Staircase

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” ― Ed Viesturs, No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World’s 14 Highest Peaks “Climbing is as close as we can come to flying.” ― Margaret Young Kids were complaining pretty loudly this morning. I blame...
Golden Stars

Golden Stars

“When he shall die,Take him and cut him out in little stars,And he will make the face of heaven so fineThat all the world will be in love with nightAnd pay no worship to the garish sun.” ― William Shakespeare Feeling unrested after a busy day and several nights of...
So Alone

So Alone

“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.” ― Marilyn Monroe Took a little trip up Gold Star canyon again today. It’s been raining a lot and I was hoping for a little risky scramble up some waterfalls. I was dismayed to see that any water...
Gold Star Canyon, again

Gold Star Canyon, again

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”― Mark Twain Wanted to do something fun and stuff with my little bit of time before sunset. So I climbed up Gold Star Canyon from the wash again- you’ll remember the last time I went...
Gold Star Fire

Gold Star Fire

“While I was looking the other way your fire went outLeft me with cinders to kick into dustWhat a waste of the wonder you wereIn my living fire I will keep your scorn and mineIn my living fire I will keep your heartache and mineAt the disgrace of a waste of a...