Tag Archives: Pacific Crest Trail

Reese Witherspoon goes “Wild” on the big screen

Five of us had the chance to see the movie depiction of Cheryl Strayed’s marvelous book Wild last night. While film adaptations of books can sometimes be disappointing, in this case the effort done to accurately represent the book by … Continue reading

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If the movie “Wild” is half as good as the book…

Here’s the trailer for Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon. The movie is the screen adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s marvelous book of the same name. Easily the best book of 2013, Wild should be amazing on film, particularly under the direction of … Continue reading

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Let’s go take a hike!

As an avid recreational and commuting bicyclist, I have often preferred exercise by two wheels over two feet. That does not mean I didn’t hike, but it was not purposeful on a fitness or health level. Instead, hiking was principally … Continue reading

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‘Walking with the spirits’ – “Wild” is a must read!

One of the best non-fiction, travel-adventure books I have ever read, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed is a magnificent publication. Few, if any books capture my imagination in the Prologue, but this … Continue reading

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