Looking at the snapshot and seeing
you and Van together with the baby
you named after me, I could think of
one thing: It was only three years ago
we dared to set out on that hitchhike
adventure but it seems more like six
years in lost immaturity.
Little did I know that I would lose my
best friend and have a child taking her
baby steps in my name not much later.
All the time Van ended up showing
the two of us the Tetons-- Grand they
are!-- and winning your heart in the
I have little or no recollection of
the bus ride home by myself.
I miss you more than you will
It was on a day like this that
we started out, giddy with
fearlessness, heady with