Day 4~ Palisade/ Downtown Grand Junction

My host, Poppy, prepared a breakfast of Palisade peaches, coffee, and homemade muffins. I thoroughly enjoyed every portion of this meal along with the scenic view of the vineyard and the Mesa. I… Continue reading

Day 3 ~ Idaho Springs/ Glenwood Springs/ Palisade

Day 2 ~ Morrison/ Kittredge/ Golden

On my second full day of solo exploration, I went for another bike ride along Bear Creek in Morrison. It was a vast, hilly desert– strenuous to propel upwards, but as I absorbed… Continue reading

Day 1- Idledale area

I happened to remember bringing my road bike along with me, and found this magical trail in Morriosn to ride along. I had to stop in at the Cyclery, where Mark gave me… Continue reading

Pre-Journey Revelations

“There is pleasure in the pathless woods.” -Lord BryonI have no fear• I have only love ~Fleetwood Mac’s “Gypsy”“Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path… Continue reading

Complete Liberation

There comes a point in one’s confused state of living in which being bold is not only the bolder option; it is the only option. You can either live with the ridiculous weight… Continue reading

Touch of Teal

Whenever I used to ponder getting streaks of gray or silver in my hair, I would always hear “Touch of Grey” by Grateful Dead playing on the radio. I took this as a… Continue reading

To the Lonely Artist

  The entire Universe is being so unresponsive. You’re usually such a synchronicity magnet; everything generally falls into place at exactly the right time. You’re always bumping into your favorite people constantly, and you… Continue reading

Piñon Pine

My sense of time had been seriously distorted that week due to sleeping in a dark room and being an opener at a coffee shop at 4am, while also subconsciously aware mold must… Continue reading

Susto

Susto is a common ailment in Mexican and southwestern United States traditional medicine or curanderismo, referring to the loss of one’s soul due to extreme fright. I first became acquainted with this term… Continue reading