The Vanishing American Adult

I just started reading Ben Sasse’s book “The Vanishing American Adult” and I have to say I agree with every single word. It’s uncanny really. 

 Quick personal note while I’m here. Every adult I know has lived a lifetime of experiences. They have made friends and enemies. They had kids, they’ve lost parents, friends and other loved ones. They have dealt with terminal illnesses and suicides, unemployment, homelessness and other hardships. They’ve traveled the world and witnessed a thousand things, some ugly and some beautiful. All of this helped shape their world view, their idea about society and their political stance. 

The idea that a handful of angry tweets or a series of unhinged posts on Facebook will somehow influence their vote in any way is laughable. Save yourself the embarrassment. Be better.  

Grays Peak Trail

Along the trail to Grays Peak. I turned around about a mile away from the summit at 12500ft. I wasn’t really expecting that much snow. Towards the end I was knee deep in snow if not worse. Time to start carrying winter gear I guess…

I’m glad I have that Jeep. The road up to the trailhead was a bit challenging…

Old house is still standing after all these years…

Via Ferrata

I survived!!! 🙂
The Via Ferrata of Telluride is super fun. I’ll redo it without hesitation.
A gorgeous day in Telluride, Colorado

Flanders & Adrian; climbing partners for this little challenge

Some climbers on the wall

More climbers

Flanders leading the way

One of the technical passage.

View from below; climbers (top / center) on the Via Ferrata