“You’re coming with me to the yarn stores. I’ll make you decide between colors and watch me squeak over yarn and when we get through you can pretty much drag me anywhere as long as I can bring my wool with me.”

—How I got talked into hiking in Colorado in August. I don’t really …hike. This ought to be interesting.

“I feel like a sneetch”

–My key card hangs on a lanyard at stomach height. My hands were full most of the week when I was approaching doors.