March Madness Continues on Panther Peak

"When you're a mountain person, you understand the brilliance and the beauty of the contradiction. The way land can be your greatest teacher."  When a snowstorm hits a few days before you planned to hike the Santanoni Range, you go anyway and pray for the best!  Probability of the trails on a remote range being …

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For the Love of Purple

via Daily Prompt: Purple Purple Majestic, the sensation of an exquisite mountain summit, still, serene, magical.   Sparkly eyeshadow, glittering like a million twinkle lights on a rehearsal stage.   Home, the bursting love rolled on the walls of my childhood bedroom.   Children giggling, babies laughing, full-bellied jovial, innocent, contagious.   Brave, yet soulful …

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Forgiveness: Let the Light In

She stands there.  Helpless.  Hopeless. Heartbroken, as she watches him drive away, forever. He covers his ears with eyes squeezed shut, crouching in the corner of his room, praying the fighting will stop. They remain, collapsed on the floor, cradling their baby, once so full of life.  He holds her, all of them, promising he'll …

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