Reinventing myself

Giving up something that’s been the driving force in my life for the past 40 years has been a monumental move for me. The writing has been on the wall for the past decade, but it was only after an…

That God made mountain tops

At midnight, snow is patterned glass. Diamond bathroom window glass. Our crampons spike its surface with command. It stirs ambition as the halo of our torches spot the mountain walls. A fissure here, a jag’d rock there, a crevasse, a…