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297 days: take a bow

They say the world is a stage. But obviously the play is unrehearsed and everybody is ad-libbing his lines. — the prophet calvin — Back when I was young and creative and never felt the need to sleep, I loved … Continue reading

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for what it’s earth

On the last day of the world,I would want to plant a tree.— W.S. Merwin Being old, I can remember when Earth Day was a big deal. We had Lofty Ideas like “saving the planet” and “protecting the ozone layer” … Continue reading

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fresh foam indeed

winner of the carbon X vs. beacon vs. black butte porter comparison test: black butte porter. not even close. comparison tests likely should not be done late at night.

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lost in translation

It’s 4 in the morning. Or maybe 5. I’m not sure what time zone I’m in. Did we spring forward? I think my spring may be broken. I’ve been driving for six or seven hours, which in dog years doesn’t … Continue reading

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football season

“I know it’s a longshot, but I’m wondering if there might be a camping spot at Bright Angel at the end of June,” I ask the nice park ranger. She looks at me. I look at her. She smiles. “Not … Continue reading

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