Photo by Andrew Spencer on Unsplash It’s a clear day and my weather app promises sunny skies—perfect for a hike up East Canyon with Lynn. She’s going through so much, it makes my life look rosy. After losing her job, her car was totaled (someone crashed into it when...
Bob and I are signed up to lead a snowshoe for our hiking club today. Everyone would understand if we cancelled, but I want to put boundaries around cancer. I’m not going to concede snowshoeing and hiking, they’re what make me feel alive, and maybe even strong. When...
I live, hike, and write in Salt Lake City.
I write mostly about losses of all kinds: grief, illness, coming from a messed-up family—and making a good life regardless of how rough the raw material is.