Wandering bodies, wandering minds
Pinch of Dirt is going on vacation
My apologies to subscribers who were expecting to receive an itinerary last week; I’ve been busy wrapping up work and prepping for a two-week backpacking trip. By the time you get this, I will (hopefully) already be on trail, and therefore taking a bit of time away from this newsletter.
I should be back in your inboxes on or around September 22, and paid subscribers can expect an itinerary in early October (I’ll be rounding up the best day hikes near Aptos, California!).
In the meantime, you can read my latest story for The Counter, about the drama over the safety and reliability of Ball recipe books that roiled the canning community
File this—ski resort running snow guns at full blast to save itself from wildfire—under “recreation in the time of climate change.”
A fascinating read on walking and the brain: “researchers have also shown that our wandering bodies make our minds wander too”
Finally, this video did not disappoint: