Upon investigation, none of the venues in the Fringe festival I've seen so far offer any chance of breaking even. One venue, for example, calculated the total cost at $2500. That only offered one showing in "prime time" which is 8 pm on a weekend. Some showings might be on weekday afternoons or late at … Continue reading A slight change of plans.
My life has descended into madness. I am normally a slow methodical guy. One thing at a time, do the best I can, then another thing. Or maybe nothing at all should I feel lazy. My life has shifted into a higher gear. I haven't been hiking like I want to. I haven't been blogging … Continue reading Freaking busy!
In ancient Greek mythology, Sisyphus was condemned to push a rock up a hill and watch it fall again for all eternity. It is intended as an analogy to the life of a man who goes out every day and works so he can survive. Every day he works and yet he changes nothing of … Continue reading Struggle
My very first blog post (from 2016) and I am republishing it. I'm getting older. There is far more sand in the bottom of my hourglass than the top. I don't need a calendar to tell me this. I know it in my body. The same amount of exercise leaves me more tired. My body … Continue reading Don’t Mess With Grandpa
https://aunatural.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/3b68633c.jpg From a while ago... I’m on a long solo hike, a 17-mile loop thru the Sespe wilderness. I’m without any clothing between my shoes and my hat - but the good part starts when I forget that irrelevant detail - I just exist. It becomes the default state. If you are nervous about discovery … Continue reading The Wild Child Grows Old