The Glacier, The Gauntlet, and The Grail

I had woken up at the crack of dawn, as my excitement was overwhelming. I was going to summit the glacier. A night in a forest is like a good party; the crack of dawn is the end of the party. After spending years living abovean active fire station in San Francisco, I can promise…

Faerie Tale

The part of Ang Lee as a film maker is something I really enjoy. His ability to bring the characters of his movie off the screen and into real life is something to behold and a huge form of traditional entertainment whether stage or screen. In an effort to emulate the process of defining characters…

Suspicious Minds

At some point in time our instincts take over. The signs were everywhere. I went to three ranger stations. The first never heard of where I wanted to go. The second seemingly knew of the area, but had never been. He charged me $5 for talking to him (and for a map that is relatively…