What are you?

We seek black and white in everything. We want these perfect little packages to identify, compartmentalize, and sort. It's easier that way. It happens all the time with religion, politics, guns, drugs, and most sadly people. If you are pro one thing you are then automatically a hater of the opposite. Example, you voted for … Continue reading What are you?

Strong burdens make strong backs

I have a rule hiking Devils Hole, when on the stairs ascending from the beautiful canyon, the rule is simple. Do not stop. These are 300 or so stairs that provide very little respite and almost nothing in the way of level ground. Just one way, up. Today I had to depart early from an … Continue reading Strong burdens make strong backs

Simple Is Hard

Simplification is what people seek. People want the simplest explanation, the simplest terms, the simplest path. There is this idea that simple is easier, when, in fact, simple is hard, challenging, and requires tremendous tenacity and will. People want to simplify everything – especially the stuff that’s hard to understand. For example, diet and exercise. … Continue reading Simple Is Hard