29 Mar '16, 10am
An Immodest Proposal
You are here: Home / Creative Writing / An Immodest Proposal An Immodest Proposal March 29, 2016 by Guest Writer · Leave a Comment [Editor’s Note: This piece is written by guest contributor Sandy Stott . Sandy lives in Brunswick, Maine, where the waves are often taller than the hills. So, most trail days, he has to imagine his mountains. He is the Accidents Editor for the mountain journal, Appalachia, and the writer and editor of The Roost , a blog that thinks about Henry Thoreau’s foot-won wisdom and wildness. ] I come from a trail-running era before GPS, and also well before watches could hold what used to take a mainframe. That also places much of my running in a time before fastest known times (FKTs) arrived, breathing heavily on this spot or that. But all that doesn’t mean we didn’t, on occasion, hotfoot-it along trails, reaching finally some aim point and bending the...