Feb 16, 2011Burning incense (365:047)

Burning incense

Today was much better.

I did some more of my coursework, tended my blog garden, made up my Mark II huaraches, which are much better. I now have to adjust the sole template to leave a bit more room for foot movement and invest in some better materials for the soles. Before I do that some testing out on the trails is required just to make sure everything is okay. At around 4oz for the pair carrying them backpacking will not be an issue.

Wednesday this week is Choir, Youth Group and KfC evening. I spent the time in conversation with some of the other dads in the parish hall. The lighting in the hall is quite poor, otherwise I would have been tempted to take my daily shot there. Instead I had the idea of capturing our regular evening activity of lighting incense. We have several different types, sticks, solid blocks and even some frankincense and blends of incense resins. Those should provide a few more photo opportunities.

We enjoyed the incense while listening to Rhapsody, studying topo maps and making plans for this coming weekend’s hike. We managed to find some pictures of the wilderness area and some fairly good maps, so we now have a reasonable idea of what to expect and some initial ideas of where we’ll go. What we actually do will depend on the weather and how many other people are on the trails.

Copyright © 2011 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

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