The Accidental Mountain Man - by Rob Klopp

Call of the Wild - by Rob Klopp

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                                                                                Call of the Wild                  There is an axiom that has held a particular importance to me since perhaps the sixth or seventh grade.  It is not a completely unknown law to be sure, and honestly the only reason I hold it dear to myself is that I drew a parody to the entire concept as a school project. The...

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Machine Gun Willie - By Rob Klopp

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...I finally had time to sit on the hood of my truck, lean back on the windshield and just enjoy the peace and the view of my new home. This was the life! The sounds of birds chirping, and the wind gently blowing though the trees, as I enjoyed the heat of the sun on my face, warming my bones. I thought to myself that it couldn’t get much better than this - and that’s when I met him...

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A Less Than Auspicious Beginning - By Rob Klopp

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There is a peculiar but not unpleasant feeling I get in the pit of my stomach and center of my chest on every occasion that I embark on some grand adventure or misadventure as the case may be. Over time, the grand cycle of get up, go to work, come home, go to bed and repeat manages to tarnish the luster of life for me. In as such, the further my schemes lead me astray from the herd so to speak, the greater that feeling hits me and the wider the “Tom Sawyer” grin spreads upon my face. Now don’t...

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Introduction

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It’s funny how some of the most difficult challenges we face can be seen as the most amazing, and often the most rewarding experiences of our lives when we look back on them through the eyes of retrospection. Now don’t get me wrong - I have never taken a math test and later felt somehow enriched by the ordeal, nor have I ever engaged in an argument with a girlfriend and ever felt enlightened... ever. (probably a reason I keep finding myself single) Regardless however, there are times when we feel like life has put us at the lowest level...

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