Infinitely deeper than our crossing from state to state, as Porter from Montana to Idaho, is the liminal space in which we now live. Day to day, moment to moment, we move not just from the ranch lands of Montana to the green farms of Idaho, but hover on thresholds of being. While Porter taxes […]
Gail D. Storey is interviewed about meditation and her book, I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail, by Sicco Rood on his podcast, Meditation Freedom.
Hiking the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail, Porter and I were shaken to the core by how everything is in constant flux– weather, terrain, our bodies, feelings, thoughts, the trail itself. Later, paragliding in New Zealand, we gave ourselves over to the winds of change. See how in our video:
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My mind can make a problem out of anything. So for a backpacking trip up Colorado’s Buchanan Pass Trail, I turn a peaceful getaway into a problem to be solved. It’s a do-over, actually, of our previous hike when we missed that trail and slogged up a boulder-strewn jeep road. It was sleeting, I was […]
An article by Matt Richtel in The New York Times, “Outdoors and Out of Reach, Studying the Brain,” shares the experience of five neuroscientists who spent five days without computers and cell phones, rafting a river in Utah. At first, the scientists were divided on whether heavy use of digital technology took a toll on […]