The sun is not yet up, with air cold, sky clear.
I sling my board on my shoulder and take a last swig of beer.
I start the long climb in pre dawn's eerie light.
On an asphalt reef, so new and smooth its just right.
An 8% grade with a full mile of face.
There's a long runout...
A Texas State Trooper was patrolling late at night off the main
He sees a couple in a car, with the interior light brightly glowing.
He carefully approaches the car to get a closer look. Then he sees a
young man behind the wheel, reading a magazine.
My children are teenagers and my husband travels for work, he is away 90% of the time. We speak every single day and have great communication. Our marriage is strong. But, I am alone almost all of the time. One child is away at college and the other is...