April 19, 2016

snippets, 4-19-2016

When he turned 54, with enough money saved up to afford his meager lifestyle, he decided to make a change. “I decided I was getting to the age where you get cancer and all that kind of stuff,” he said, “so I might just go live with the mules steady.”

I've long been harboring a fantasy of walking to Boulder when I retire. I figure it'll take a couple months. Gotta agree with the subject of the article: it's not freedom if you can't pitch a tent, mules or no mules. I love the idea of a nationwide system of walking trails. It's so stupid that there are places you can't get to safely on foot.

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