Monthly Archives: May 2018

GO EAST, OLD MEN (RELUCTANTLY)

When last we heard from our geriatric off-roaders, they were feeding themselves at the Broken Oar, to replace calories expended on the Chicken Corners Trail.) By this time in the trip, we had learned that fatigue is cumulative and it … Continue reading

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Brother Taylor

Brother Taylor lay dying. No longer the “nice young preacher” he had been when he left rural Mississippi more than a half century ago, he now was but a desiccated husk of a man, wracked with disease and the ravages … Continue reading

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No spring chickens on the chicken corners trail

When last we left our grey-muzzled off-roaders, they were holed up in a motel room in Moab, Utah, recovering from the excesses of underestimating their ages on the 100 mile White Rim Trail.) The room is dark when I awaken, … Continue reading

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White Rim Trail

When last we heard from our superannuated adventurers, they were covered in red dirt and wandering somewhere in the Utah desert.) On our fourth day in Moab we creaked our way up out of our beds at the Red Rock … Continue reading

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