Posted in July 2013

I’ve got my stride back

I’ve got my stride back

Twelve days ago I was sitting on a rock taking a break on my hike into Salisbury, CT. Along hikes this guy with headphone buds in his ears and a smile on his face. The following conversation ensued. Jor: Are you a thru-hiker? Guy: Yeah. Jor: All the way from Georgia? Guy: Yeah. <Pause> Jor: … Continue reading

The slump is over

The slump is over

I want to share a story I heard several times when I was a child. Mind you that I’ve never been good at remembering song lyrics, movie quotes, jokes, and – yes – stories, so I’ll do my best not to butcher it. No promises. A man goes to his rabbi and says, “Rabbi, my … Continue reading

Reasons I love Joisey

Reasons I love Joisey

Good morning folks. It’s still morning, right? I mean I’ve been puttering around in bed for the last couple of hours, ya know, because I can. I’m currently hanging out in my friends’ apartment in NYC, and I couldn’t be happier. Pennsylvania is a distant speck in my proverbial rear view mirror, and – did … Continue reading