A lot of writers have weird hobbies. I climb mountains, among other things. My current project is highpointing the U.S., meaning ascending to all the highest points each of the 50 states.
And naturally, writing home about it. Follow my journey below!
What is more timeless than the romance between a woman and her checklist? (Or a woman and her excel spreadsheet, depending on the era). The sparkle of electric chemistry on the moment of creation, the unbearable tension of those first few items checked off, the delight of so many challenges yet to come spread out … Continue reading “Driskill Mountain: Highpoint 2, Electric Boogaloo”
I’ve always wanted to be a travel writer. Before I was a poet, before I broke into the industry that is now my day job, when it still seemed possible to earn one’s living writing—I wanted to go places and write about what I found there. What challenges I found, and faced, and how I … Continue reading “Summit at Guadalupe Peak”