This site is a lot of things. It’s therapy. It’s a passion for bouldering and rock climbing. It’s a beginner’s path to enlightenment (or the light at the end of the tunnel…wait…is that a train?!?!). Mainly, it is a collection of humor, good days, bad days, probably some uglies, and my life in general as a sport climber and boulderer, with my ultimate goal being to become a true alpinist. And yes, boulderer is a word. So please enjoy!!!
I have been slaving away at my computer researching, typing up papers, reading, analyzing, citing, and going out of my mind all week so far. I find it oddly satisfying, but I have been sorely neglecting my blog in the process. So, first thing’s first. Today is Squiggle Bug’s third birthday!!! Yes, he has survived … Continue reading Lots going on
I have to be honest with you. I am suffering from a serious lack of creativity lately, and I believe it to be the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. How, you ask, can I blame this crisis of creativity on SARS-CoV-2? It is easy. I do not watch television except to catch the occasional weather … Continue reading COVID and creative numbness
I just woke up from a nap—a much-needed nap. I woke up at 0100hrs this morning and had been up since then. My psychiatrist has suggested that I switch my medications up to a night schedule so that I am up at night and sleep during the day. This would be an experiment for two … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day and a few other comments
Well, we are getting some April showers . . . in mid-June . . . and we are getting a nice soaker of a rain so that the trees and flowers and grass can actually get a drink instead of everything just washing away. We really need the moisture here, though. We just fell under … Continue reading A rainy writing day