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Desert R.A.T.S.- A Running Race of Heat, Sand, Slickrock, and Solidarity

Desert R.A.T.S.- A Running Race of Heat, Sand, Slickrock, and Solidarity

In the red rocks surrounding Moab, the Earth’s skin splinters into a million, trillion towers, fins, spines, spikes, hoodoos, mesas, arches, and rock formations so strange that they yet possess no name. The on-the-ground feel of this geologic jumble is a sense that one has wandered into a massive and infinite maze, or pretty much […]

Etching a Wildflower Sketch

Etching a Wildflower Sketch

The transformative first night’s sleep of a camping trip feels like having turned over my adventure Etch A Sketch, shaken it and then woken in the morning with a clear screen on which to create a new drawing. Shortly after the sun has risen over the red rocks, I walk the quick mile up Red […]