Gila, NM, by Kari Greer, USFS. Creative Commons.

Light of the World

The hills are alive… Shoemaker fire is burning up near East Fork Road above Glendora, not so terribly far from where three …

Jussi Hamalainen & Garry Curry, mile 6. Garry's last AC100.

Ashes: AC100 2014 Race Report

Friday morning, 9am, August 1, sitting in my driveway waiting for a ride out to Wrightwood. I’m writing in a list notebook …

Frank, on dope, Hollywood, 1995

Nicolas’ drunkalogue

Ten years ago, I was a nice dinner party in Los Feliz. It was a warm spring evening, and we were sitting …

Lone tree & storm clouds, top of Baden Powell

Hyena Hundred

I wanted old school ideas. A couple of years ago I asked Larry Gassan for training suggestions. I wanted old school ideas, …

Wally Waldren Tree

A Week in June

AC100 is 6 weeks away. I found an email I wrote someone last year 2 weeks before the race. I was complaining …

Me, crossing stream

Shadow of the Giants 2014

Tuni the Mexican Wonderdog was living outside a seafood restaurant in Mexico when Heather found him. He’s 11 now, and just about …

Me, Cyprus, 1977

Birds

I am sitting at my kitchen counter, looking out the window, which faces east. Several times a week, around 5:30 or 6am, …

Above the clouds

Quiet, Please

It’s beautiful and sunny up here at 7,000 feet. Meanwhile, in the city, it’s cold and dark. I can’t see you. I …

Bear Canyon

Wandering

Wednesday Morning. My people skills are not great. It doesn’t take much for me to feel like I am under assault. People …

Sandstone, mile 30

Coyote Backbone 68 Miler

I set up camp at the finish line the day before. Full moon, in my tent at the finish line at LA …