Lookout; outlook

I’d like to say I’ve lost all concept of time and days of the week but it’d be a lie. In fact I plan my destination based on how popular the trail is and what day of the week it is. I tend to wake with the sunrise, benefiting from the cooler temperatures; some mornings…

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Only You

    I’m parked outside Quality Lube & Repair in Twisp, WA.  The sky is beige and opaque; ash has started to collect on the hood of the truck.  The Wolverine Creek Wildfire is roughly 2 hours south of me and currently 16,000 acres in size. It is hot here.  The average temperature this week…

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What is it About Running?

“No, my windows aren’t dirty, that’s my dogs nose art.” Quote from a roadside marquee in someone’s yard; this is why I love Idaho. The Office I have on tights, a long sleeve running top, a wool sweater and a fleece vest; good sleeping weather. Tonight we are camped ten miles back in the Idaho…

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Paradise

Today is Saturday (right?). I began my journey westward on Tuesday July 21st.  2200 miles, 3 days, 4 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, a value sized bag of Chex Mix, 11 episodes of NPR’s Serial Podcast, too much candy, 4 liters of coffee and 9 tanks of gas.  Mocha spent approximately 90% of the trip…

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