Sudden Impact: Bye Week Browsing

I haven’t done a “Sudden Impact” column for a while, so I thought it was about time that I rectumfied that. For those of you new to the blog, Sudden Impact is a collection of small stories and opinions this turkey digs up because I think they’ll be of interest to all seven of you, […]

How to Screw Up an Easy Hike

Camping Shelter

Monday was the eighth anniversary of the hike on which Artificially Sweetened and I first met. I wanted to commemorate that event with an anniversary hike, but AS has been encumbered by a plethora of issues while this retired turkey can frequently find some free time. Accordingly, not wanting to let the event pass yet another year without a proper celebration, I decided to do a solo hike in the same wild area in which we had hiked eight years ago.