Camel’s Hump

September 9, 2017 After skulking around campus for a few days, sleeping in my friend’s room and sneaking into the dining hall since my ID was still in my car in Burlington, I hitched back up to my car and picked up my friend Katie from the airport. At 9:00 in the morning, when we … Continue reading Camel’s Hump

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“welcome home,” said Vermud

September 3, 2017 The rain started overnight. By the time I had parked my car near friend's apartment in Burlington and walked two miles to the highway the water had soaked through my windbreaker at my shoulders and arms. There was no place to hitch near the on ramp. I had neglected to make a … Continue reading “welcome home,” said Vermud

it’s a goat! it’s a bear! it’s a vampire! (no, it’s a grouse.)

August 18, 2017 I woke in the morning chilled to my core. The sun spilled colors all over the sky, from the peaks between which we perched down the valley to the ocean below. I rolled around in my sleeping bag, trying to do as many chores as I could in its warmth. Extracting ourselves … Continue reading it’s a goat! it’s a bear! it’s a vampire! (no, it’s a grouse.)