BY GEORGE STRANAHAN The Capital Creek road winds up past the trailhead to Capital Lake into lodgepole pines and to a shallow pond, perhaps an acre in extent, named Hardscabble Lake. From here is this splendid view of the Capital Creek Valley and Capital peak Now a pond promoted to a lake and with a […]
LIFE IN WOODY CREEK
BY ANDREW TRAVERS We were a mile or so into a hike through the red clay cliffs behind Owl Farm, Athena and I. We found one of those rare vantage points where a snowless Woody Creek lays splayed out before you all at once: tractor-groomed acres of green; pasture fields peppered with ranch houses, horses, […]
As it is in the Celtic Tradition, summer is the time of the year for Pilgrimages. A pilgrimage is a prayer in the shape of a journey to a place where spirit resides. My pilgrimage this year takes this Celtic Magician to the Magic Monastery. a place some of you in the valley and around […]
… I don’t look at my watch; the vagaries of fuse chemistry ensure that the explosion will always come as a complete surprise, which it did.
RULES FOR DRIVING FAST BY HUNTER S. THOMPSON In the interest of celebrating the diversity of out beatnik-cowboy Shangri-La, The Woody Creeker would also like to include a different type of ritual that can be practiced with our without a full moon. In the words of our beloved Dr. Hunter S. Thompson: Speedism is the […]