What’s On The Other Side of The Tracks?

“No one has the right to complain about life because no one is compelled to endure it.” (Edward Abbey)

IMG_20180829_153112430_Fotor.jpgThere is a significance to that statement that should be evident to everyone. If you do not understand that Mr. Abbey was simply pointing out the obvious solution to an ever present problem, do not read on. Or, maybe you should go back and read it again so that you do understand its importance, then read on, or not. Continue reading


Are You Talking To Me?

36882343_2064023780338557_7199218812846080000_nYou should stop reading right now. This is not something that is going to leave you all warm and fuzzy inside. As a matter of fact, it’s probably going to piss you off. Frankly, I don’t care. I’m at the point in life that I don’t give a rat’s ass who I upset, when I upset them, or how I upset them. I’ll speak my mind and, maybe, deal with the consequences another day. Or, maybe not.

Are you still with me? Wow. That didn’t hurt, did it? That’s too bad. Just be aware that I warned you. Continue reading

How Can I Have a Problem?

P6244776_Fotor.jpgI’m not sure where I heard this, or maybe I read it somewhere, but if you have a problem that you need to work through, a good way to begin is to talk it out. Right now there’s no one to talk to about this debilitating issue I have going on, except myself, and I’m getting pretty bored with what I have to say. I thought that if I just shared it with you, it might help. Maybe someone can assist me in finding a solution.

I’ve decided, though, that if I spend another couple of weeks on the Kaibab Plateau, this problem of mine could disappear. With the quiet nights, the clean air, and the breeze meandering its way through the swaying trees, leaving in its wake the quaking voice of the aspen and the gentle dance of the pines, you’re probably wondering how I could have a problem. The birds wake me each morning with their song, and again serenade me each evening as we watch the day fade into night. How can I have a problem? Right? Continue reading