Postscript (what I couldn't fit into the NYT story!): the crazy final night of my Yukon canoe trip.

Postscript (what I couldn't fit into the NYT story!): the crazy final night of my Yukon canoe trip.

After I posted a couple of days ago about some neat research on "mindfulness training," I heard from quite a few people who've had positive experiences with it (thanks for your feedback!). I find this idea -- "teaching the mind to simply be attentive to the present and not dwell in the past or project into the future" -- intriguing, and I've been thinking more about how this applies in my own life. I've come to the conclusion that this is one of the big reasons my wife and I love hiking and canoeing in remote wilderness. Yes, I love the scenery. But what I really enjoy is the state of mind that comes four or five days into a trip, when all thoughts of the external world have faded away, and all you're worried about it staying dry, finding a place to sleep, and feeding yourself. You're not really concerned about anything more than a few hours into the future, so the connect...

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