Monthly Archives: March 2011

Driving with John

John Olmsted’s ashes, reposing in an elegant native basket, were in the passenger seat beside me as I left the California Survey Co. office this afternoon. It was snowing like crazy. I have been channeling John since he died, but the proximity of his mortal remains, and the howling blizzard really started him talking. He

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John O.

My friend, John Olmsted, died this morning. He has been diminishing since Autumn, his cancer spreading into his organs and pain invading his body. He is, at last at peace. I will always remember John as he was when we hiked up Mount Lola a couple of years ago, a strong, tireless walker working up

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