[A Rider Brother Journey: This is part of a ten-part serialization of the story of a special hike I made with my Brother in 1989. It is based on a journal entry I made on August 19, 1989. It was recently revised into this semi-haibun format.]
The full text of the story to-date.
Our efforts up the steep side of the mountain eventually result in bringing us to a bit of a plateau and a forestry road. We choose to follow the road in a southerly direction as we feel that it will lead us to the mountain top. Along the way we find puffballs. Gord says we should collect them and we'll make miso soup with them later.
in the road...my pack gets
a little heavier