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Super Moon of the Grand Canyon

Super Moon of the Grand Canyon

“Where do you think the moon will rise?” I asked. Seated on a boulder made of scarlet sandstone, above the Esplanade Trail, on the southern border of the Kanab Creek Wilderness, Rachel pointed to a spot on the southeast horizon. Scanning past a gaping gorge in the surrounding desert stone our eyes rapidly climbed the […]

Becoming Superman: Running Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim in the Grand Canyon

Becoming Superman: Running Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim in the Grand Canyon

I stand on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon as tourist hordes ebb and flow around me. They are schools of flashy fish, their cameras, ice-cream cones, and clackety-clack-against-sidewalks shoes grabbing snippets of my attention. I smell sunscreen and sweat, and the odors cause me to tilt my head to the sun. It looks […]

Havasupai

Havasupai

“17 black, put it on 17 black,” shouts Ben over the drone of the slot machines.  Our crew of five has just made the slog from SLC to Las Vegas after a long day of work, and we need to blow off some steam. The gaming floor of the Imperial Palace seems like the best […]