Nabbin’ Madden Bike/Run Duathlon Workout – Level One Variation (Level Two, C(om)ing Soon!) Start Location: halfway between Durango and Mancos, Colorado Equipment: although i used a Cross Bike for this particular day, a MTB would probably serve you better. Running shoes. Hydration Pack with Tailwind. Ilg’s Roundtrip Time: just under 3 hours. […]
“oh! those Lupines, those Columbines, those Pink Fairy Slippers!!! What Divinity! Even the most measly of wildflower is 10,000x a better yogi than feeble ilg!! So tall! So full of Unconditional Happiness! At this m(om)ent, while ilg is busy working in the City thousand(s) feet lower? They’re still up there, waaaay up there in their Heavenly […]
“…most civilizations die of a nerve collapse, because they have shut the fresh air out… because they have tried to hover the little ones, to harness them up and pin them down … they have no freedom. The very thing on which we and all things live. You have prejudiced him against all that. You have prejudiced his soul against god.” -“Health Benefits to Children From Contact with the Outdoors and Nature.” (1921)
This M(om)ent… Daddy and Dewa (8) as I continue introducing my daughter to my sacred vortices of my beloved Southwest…man, we had a blast…Blessed be your day, Precious is this life. My neighbor told me a coupla weeks ago after i swerved my bike like drunkard from fatigue after a local cycling Time Trial, “Oh my God! […]
pictured above: my Sacred Animas River manifesting full throttle the manifestation of White Man’s stupid attachment to monetary greed
my precious lifelong Sacred River – many of my friends who used to poke fun at me since i always refer to the Animas as, ‘Our Sacred River,’ are NOT poking fun at me now! – is now a fluid ribbon of toxicity which requires me as a Blessed and Sworn Dharma Protecter to dig deep into my yogic/spiritual warrior quiver to re-iterate my LifeMessage since 1985:
The Outdoors is Sacred>Care For It Unconditionally!
yeah, my kids are using ‘real’ yoga mats like the ones my ‘peer’ teachers and their mass of rich, white adult students are using a few mountain passes away at the Telluride Yoga Festival…nope, we hand cut these Emergency Material pads from a hardware store….wanna help get my Rez Kidz some REAL YOGA mats? contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
sure, of course, i love running, snowshoeing, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and nowadays taking my daughter along the sinewy sweetness of the massive network and drop-to-your-knees beauty of the Four Corners trails! doh!
but, what only a few of you know?
i love creating and maintaining trails even more!
i love the seduction; trails beckon us further, higher…toward purer terrain. Trails are metaphors for our own yogic, fitness, and life journeys.
i want to do my part in protecting the vinyasa of trails for my daughter’s generations and many more…