Category Archives: Tales From The Land

Sol & Abe – Jews In The Woods

Mike and I did a lot of backpacking in the late ’70’s & early ’80’s.  One of the running jokes we had was Jews In The Woods.  It had several components.  The first was simply the incongruity of us being … Continue reading

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Bumper Sticker Seen

It was a a running gag we had. Anachronistic bumper stickers proclaiming the number of year’s until Rock ‘n Roll’s arrival.  We envisioned them slapped on ancient conveyances throughout history.  Of course we never agreed on exactly what year rock … Continue reading

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Two Memorable Flings

So often we don’t know how good we have it until things turn even worse. It was 1977.  My friend Mike & I were taking a 30 day car trip across the US west.  It was a great time.  We … Continue reading

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Fire On The Mountain

My friend Mike committed suicide a couple of years ago.  Well, not exactly suicide but it might as well have been.  He had a stubbornness that exceeded all recommended tolerances for human beings.  He had also decided at some point … Continue reading

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