On the metro, me and you. Two eggs in a traincar carton. I read my book, you watch your video. You lean over, still watching. I lean over, still reading. We meet halfway, and connect with a temple kiss.
I met him in a Rite Aid parking lot in Durango, Colorado. He was wearing a purple shirt with the small insignia of “Kansas State” in the middle of the chest right below the buttons. He had a round, white wrinkled face and a balding blonde head. He hunted bullfrogs for fun. His name was … Continue reading Kenny
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail By Cheryl Strayed 311 pages, Vintage Books, New York, 2013 The idea of a woman taking off on a solo hike on the formidable Pacific Crest Trail was enough of a premise for me to want to read Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Wild is as … Continue reading A long, cathartic walk through the wilderness