The 'Random: Gear, Musings and Poetic Prose' Category Archive

Art on the Arkansas River

I’m not what one would call an artist, nor do I know very much about art in general. I sometimes find it hard to understand the complexity imbedded in a solid line painted next to a circle. So when I […]

  Published January 26th, 2006

Nalgene Bottle and Coffee Maker in One!

I blame river guiding for my coffee addiction. Sleep gets pushed aside as a non-priority when there’s fun people to sit around doing nothing with at night and gear to do in the morning. At first I was disturbed when […]

  Published January 19th, 2006

Adventure Trips Becomming A Popular Gift

An article in the Desert Sun written on Dec 9, 2005 titled “Many Decide To Give The Gift of Green” tells of the latest trend in gift-giving towards experiential, rather than tangible gifts. (Link to Article) Toward the end of […]

  Published January 18th, 2006

How Rafting Is Related to My Car

Two mornings ago it became official: my little teal saturn sedan is dead. It’s finished, unfixable, will probably never run again. Before getting too sad for me, know that I am a little relieved to finally be rid of this […]

  Published January 14th, 2006

Why River Guide?

Last summer I had the amazing opportunity of going on the upper half of a Grand Canyon river trip. After hiking out from Phantom Ranch, we were hanging out in Flagstaff and found a book titled There’s This River – […]

  Published January 14th, 2006

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