Originally posted on Malcolm's Corner:
Because life is simpler in the wilderness, most people learn quickly that taking too much gear with them on, say, a backpacking trip, is dysfunctional and potentially life threatening. With diligent planning the solutions are usually obvious. For example, if you are feeling cold in the wilderness you can…

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Telling The Truth About Unicorns

Purnimodo posted an interesting coloring book on her Facebook page titled Unicorns Are Jerks: a coloring book exposing the cold, hard, sparkly truth. Finally someone is speaking out! I know people love unicorns with their new agey rainbows and mystical imagery but in the real world it’s not all moonbeams and gum drops. Let me relate […]

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My Silent Song

I’ve got the lyrics but no music yet: My Silent Song I write a tune for just one man my purging is my pay the words are never sung out loud it’s always best that way lyrics flow from storms and nights recorded in my bed pull the blankets up against the cold place guilt upon […]

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Balanced On A Beam

We balance on a beam one foot, then the next gracefully, or not, keep the eyes just ahead, look one way or the other and balance is lost. Focus on the horizon past or future, a flailing of the arms vertigo, a bruising fall, but eyes just ahead steady and firm, gracefully or not we […]

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