I’ve spent a lot of time in bars. And staggering out of them. I’ve always felt a sort of refuge in the dim light, and sometimes the haze of cigarette smoke. I’ve seen violence, relationships dismantled, and all forms of belligerence. I’ve watched men and women make last-ditch efforts to forget or subdue a sorrow…
Scrambles & Summits Episode #8 At some point between not shitting my pants and dating, I learned how to wipe my own ass. Among the other important lessons I managed to acquire from some of the adults in my life, ‘respecting your elders’ is one that I was always a little confused about. What if…
Sometimes, despite what you want, being by yourself is what you need.
Sometimes, you just have to wake up in the morning and DO what they said you couldn’t in spite of them.
There’s gold at every summit, just not always the kind you can take from the mountain.
Sometimes, it’s more than your own shit you have to carry.
I always seem to find trouble in parking lots. I suppose I spend more time in them than most people.
At some point, everybody eats shit on the mountain.