Titanas in the Elbtal

Climbing and Self Confidence Workshop I first climbed in the Elbtal just a year and a half ago, dividing my days between the Czech and the German sides. During my time there, I saw some women and yet seldom saw them leading pitches up the sandstone towers. While climbing with Read more…

Dreaming at Noon

Unfamiliar places spark excitement and wonder, but I’ve seen these layers of orange beneath a width of lavender sky, topped with blue fading lightly before. Not just once, I’ve seen this sky again and again spread over years. I distinctly remember, in April 2002, standing on top of the rim Read more…

Squamish Spontaneity

Impulse has a gorgeous cousin; her name is Spontaneity. She’s a walking advertisement for a fiber optic cable company, fractured light like broken attention spans. Impulse drives us, pushes us, is there when we’re desperate for a way to make a decision simple, to give up responsibility because we’re ashamed Read more…