Extremely good news.
"Chaos should be regarded as extremely good news" - Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
I was in Albuquerque in April to run Cedro Peak 50K on my birthday. Ken Gordon said "You're running High Lonesome!" Ken is running it…
Harvoni treatment, month 1
My history with drugs is a colorful one. The colors are mostly shades of dark. For a very brief time, forty years ago, I was an iv drug user. It all ended a long time ago, I stopped shooting dope not long after…
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Newly sober, 1997
It was spring of 1997. I was just a few months sober, in a women's clinic in Santa Monica, because in those days there weren't that many places that you could get a free HIV test, and an HIV test seemed like an urgent piece…
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Apartment hunting in Albuquerque. The courtyard. Not so far from mountains. Just off San Pedro. Quiet at 8:37 am on a Saturday. Cars are a little beat up. Not bad.
"Don't use that tone of voice with me, young man."…
"No, fuck you!"
This is the sort of well thought out argument that takes place between two drunk women in the room next to us at the Econolodge in Fresno.
A good night's sleep was not in the cards.
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Frustration, bad spills, and broken bones.I'd signed up for Mogollon Monster 100 almost on a dare to myself. My success at 100 mile races has been, well, not very successful, with a lot fewer finishes than I have starts. Things always fall apart…