Whatever Happened to Larry Darrell After the Razor’s Edge? Chapter One

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The Meeting at the Algonquin Hotel   It’s understandable that the maître d’ wouldn’t take him for one of the hotel’s esteemed guests — dressed in waist-length denim jacket, neatly creased jeans and dark blue French beret. He had come … Read More

Why I Read the Bhagavad Gita Before Taking My Hikes

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For a few minutes every morning, before I hike, I clear my mind in silent meditation. I then read a few verses of the ♥ Bhagavad Gita. ♥ (see footnote) I consider the Gita a universal, philosophical view of the reality that’s out there … Read More

Spirituality I Find in Hiking

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I had spiritual experiences while I was on a seven-month mountain climbing adventure. I didn’t quite understand this at the time.   So, suddenly back in the city, I missed seeing the moon and getting up at sunrise in the … Read More

God Can Be Found Outdoors! Really?

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I guess I am just plain lucky. I grew up loving the outdoors. I spent as much time as possible out there. In my old age ‘back then’ was when . . . there were no telephones or radios in our homes. So … Read More

How Best to Face Dying

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At 90 I am in a not much different situation than a younger person receiving the horrid news they have a very limited time left to live. Most of us have had friends or relatives who’ve received that news. Both … Read More

Six Steps to More Spirituality In Your Hiking

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There’s a lot of talk these days about yoga, meditation, karma and such. Most is good, I am sure. But, I wonder how many hikers realize just how spiritual your hiking can be? I began toying with meditation and spiritual … Read More

Tips for Geezers to Age Gracefully While Hiking

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I’m another year older and it’s a bit more difficult to step along with my wife and friend. She’s younger by 18 years and he by 30. So I just lag along behind while they amble on ahead, chatting it up.   … Read More

World Peace — SERIOUSLY!

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WORDS WORDS WORDS! They don’t have to upset the Peace within. If I tune in to news of terrorism, racism, climate change, and more, it’s easy to wonder if there will ever be peace in our world. Peace begins with me. … Read More

Communing With God On Woodland Hikes

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After a lifetime of a love affair with nature, I’ve discovered words that express more adequately why it matters so much to me. When I was a child at summer camp, a counselor said every afternoon when his duty ended that he … Read More

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