Monthly Archives: October 2011

Don’t go chasing waterfalls, Find the river: The Grand Canyon’s Havasupai Tribe

Should we follow TLC or REM? Better REM. But waterfalls are really nice too. Here Sante is headed downstream, halfway to the river. For this year’s big fall camping trip headed to the extremely hyped village of Supai in the … Continue reading

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Zoom Loco Enterprises presents: Naked Wrist Racing

A year or so ago, when I began running ultramarathons, my watch became less relevant in training runs. It didn’t matter how fast I ran the training miles. In fact, slower was sometimes better as it’s more time on feet, … Continue reading

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Blackness, Darkness, Forever: Portishead live in LA

Portishead, The Shrine, Los Angeles, October. Portishead is drugs, sex and…art. Not romanticizing anything, the tragedy is on full display. It’s what would happen to ravers if they got mature and/or a modicum of soul. Portishead are the darkest and … Continue reading

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I’ve got a list of demands, written on the palm of my hand so you will know where I stand

Occupy Wall Street has this week made it onto the front page of the New York Times, after several weeks of being ignored by cable TV and major media outlets. The movement has been criticized by all sides, variously called … Continue reading

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Badwater to the Bone: Death Valley to Mount Whitney Summit in a Day

In school we learn that Death Valley is the lowest place in the Americas. Less than 100 miles away, as the crow flies, is Mt Whitney, the highest point in the 48. Distance, elevation, extreme temps, and two mountain ranges … Continue reading

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