I’m sorry to have been out of touch, but I’ll take a stab at explaining my long silence. After chores I went for a run up this mountain and got a nice workout in. Later I had a meeting with my falconry sponsor to check in on the molt and my bird. The cost of working this way is that there’s rarely much time left over to record or write up the experiences.
No one can wrestle for long with that reality; it surrounds us with countless lifetimes, a trillion generations wouldn’t begin to cover it. Within your own few decades you feel over time your life’s fabric stretching to its limit; your joints begin to tire at the continuous effort of being, as you physically prepare for your own reconvergence.
Because of this, The Red Cross and The Norwegian Trekking Association have revised the mountain code. Bolt out of there in time to get live the High Life at Spoke… and mebbe another… because Kevin is in charge and his beer was still full. There is no time limit – you can always play any week at any time, but I will close the linking form on Sunday night, May 28 at 8:00pm (Mountain).
One interesting point that he makes is that a middle-class black family, who are constantly trying to be as ‘white’ as possible, will have a harder time becoming a great artist or poet. Conditions will differ greatly over time and space; due to the variable nature of mountain weather and terrain you should expect and look for signs that things are worse or perhaps better than indicated in the reports presented here.
I mentioned some time ago that I’d been using a Mystic Ranch Hip Monkey for my commutes to get the weight of a messenger bag off my shoulder (remember my rhomboid hobby?). Despite their importance, mountain ecosystems, people and wildlife are under a barrage of threats.