Tag: Flow

  • My Better Self on the Summit Ridge

    In antiquity the name of daimon was given to the human soul or to higher intelligences. — Pascal This story takes place in July of 2000 (22 years ago, speaking of antiquity!). I was on a 10-day solo in the Southern Chilcotin area of BC. It took me three days to march/stagger to Warner Lake. At the […]

  • The Flight of the Arrow

    In the art of Zen archery there is a kind of a spiritual level reached when the archer realizes that the most important thing isn’t hitting the target … the most important thing is the flight of the arrow. There is a similar phenomenon in wilderness backpacking. And it begins with a bit of a […]

  • Riding the Magic Carpet

    A Simple Flow Story Note: I did not take a camera on this trip, so the pictures in this post are just to help convey the story. This story takes place in June of 1998 on a trail system that runs from the Skagit Valley eastward into Manning Provincial Park in BC. I was with […]