Enjoy the Silence

Why are we so afraid of silence? Is it because we’ve clouded our world with perpetual noise and the moment we catch a break in the clatter, we slip into an uncomfortable silence and are forced to confront the thoughts rattling around inside our heads? I think yes. We’ve created such a world that silence is the enemy. It’s the terrifying demon that lives under … Continue reading Enjoy the Silence

Shoebituary – Sense Ride 3 “Rough Ryders”

I love shoes. “Shoes” was actually the first word that ever escaped my lungs. Not mom. Not dad. Not supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. It was shoes. OMG SHOES. Why shoes? I think it’s because I came to the quick realization that if my parents were putting shoes on my feet, it meant we were going on an adventure. I mean that adventure could be the grocery store or … Continue reading Shoebituary – Sense Ride 3 “Rough Ryders”

Smokefest

Smokefest Day 1: Gregory Bald 11 miles / ~3000ft gain Per usual, one sole jackass parked his truck in the middle of the road to get out and get a closer look at wildlife. We not-so-patiently sat in line as a flurry of Honky McHonkersons laid on the horn to try and get Truck Daddy to move. This wasn’t anything new. This is typical tourist … Continue reading Smokefest