A selection of posts that don’t fit anywhere else, because the stuff of life isn’t always easily categorized.

Frank, on dope, Hollywood, 1995

Nicolas' drunkalogue

Ten years ago, I was a nice dinner party in Los Feliz.It was a warm spring evening, and we were sitting around a table in our host's lush back yard. The conversation became a contest. Everyone went around the table telling their worst drunk…
Lone tree & storm clouds, top of Baden Powell

Hyena Hundred

I wanted old school ideas. A couple of years ago I asked Larry Gassan for training suggestions. I wanted old school ideas, nothing new fangled involving cross fit or GPS or anything other than straight up suggestions on how he trained for AC100…
West Mt. Lowe

The First Week of Winter

It's the first week of winter here in Los Angeles.That means something completely different than it means if you are from, say, Canada, where I grew up.In Canada, this would also be around the first week of winter. In Calgary, right now, they…
Near Tahquitz Peak

Idyllwild

I live in hills. These hills are pretty close to the center of LA, near Dodger Stadium, but they are hills.When I moved in here my only complaint (and it was a small one) was that my view, somewhat spectacular through the trees, (but there…
Vasque Mindbenders

Feb 20 - Mulholland Fireroad, Topanga

Feb 20. 20.06 miles, 2668 feet ascent, Mulholland Fireroad, Topanga. Woke up this morning and there was snow in the mountains. Thought about it...and then opted for trusty Topanga instead. Good run. Cold, and windy in spots. 2 loops along…