Fences are everywhere, but have you ever taken the time to consider what a fence is, and what sort of enterprise fence-building is?Read more "Fences"
Thoughts on omnipotence inspired by the routine agricultural chore of fruit tree pruning.Read more "Steering The Universe"
Virtually every climber uses chalk to improve friction. Unfortunately, few are willing to clean up after themselves.Read more "Chalked Up"
If you’re unwilling to take care of your dog at the crag, kindly leave them at home.Read more "Leave Fido At Home"
Personally, I jounce around between all sorts of metaphors for life, but one I keep coming back to is life-as-cartography.Read more "The Cartographic Life"
Fun as it may look to scramble around on the walls of your local cave, the risk of causing irreparable damage is just too high.Read more "Climbers, Please Help Protect Caves"
We all know Earth’s gravity is balanced out by opposite forces. Otherwise the planet would implode and become a black hole. What if we focused as much on the outward pressures as we did on the inward ones?Read more "On Gravitational Gestalt Shifts"