'Heading Out'

Heading Out – Stairway to Heaven

Heading Out – Stairway to Heaven

(Post by BRUCE MASTERMAN) The ridge has called my name for more than 30 years. It looms high above the scenic river valley in the Rocky Mountains west of the foothills town where we live. It’s read more

Heading Out – Starting Them Young

Heading Out – Starting Them Young

(Post by BRUCE MASTERMAN) It was a glorious fall afternoon, with the drab green foliage of trees and willows transformed into dazzling displays of yellows and red. I often think that if seasons were people, autumn read more

That Special Place

That Special Place

(Post by BRUCE MASTERMAN)  I call it “my secret cutthroat lake” but there’s really nothing too secret about it. After all, this remote destination is listed in various fishing and hiking guidebooks, and appears on most read more

A River Runs Through Me

A River Runs Through Me

(Post by BRUCE MASTERMAN) “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some read more

The Best Seat in the House

The Best Seat in the House

(Post by BRUCE MASTERMAN) It was a long winter. Snow arrived in mid November and didn’t leave until early April, when a day or two of sun and relative warmth erased most of the white stuff read more