Kuzu no Honkai

I guess we can call this part 2 of the Forbidden Love Trifecta. The last anime I talked about was about student-teacher love, Kotonoha no Niwa, and so is this one. (Next up is Yosuga no Sora.) I suppose there are more than a few in this genre but I'm looking at examples of forbidden…Read more Kuzu no Honkai

A Rainy Day

So, one weekend, I was off on another solo trip, this time with Avery the trail dog. The plan was from the Mutau FlatsĀ trailhead at about 5200 ft. down an 8.5 mile trail to Sespe Hot Springs, deep within the Sespe Wilderness. Another mile beyond that is my water resupply at Sespe River. Two-thirds of…Read more A Rainy Day

Things my dogs have taught me.

Live in the moment. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow doesn't exist. Don't fret about things that cannot be changed and don't worry about the future. Your job is to beg for food at the dinner table. Stop and smell the feces. My dogs never pass up a good pile of scat. You can learn a lot…Read more Things my dogs have taught me.

The Wild

  I go to the wild to recover my sanity in an insane world. The deeper the better. My goal is not to see another human being. I'm sure there is another name for this, but I call it deep wilderness hiking. If there is not a human being for a mile in any direction…Read more The Wild