The moniker comes from my kids who coined the term after I returned from a backpacking trip sporting a full, bright red beard. Since I love the outdoors and actually grew up living on a mountain (at 3,849ft Mt. Diablo just barely qualifies), the nickname sorta stuck.
Friday, October 12, 2007
Dick Collins tomorrow morning. I am way too relaxed and casual for before a 50 miler (it's not like I've done dozens of them or something). This is probably a bad sign. I should probably go get my gear together or pack a drop bag or something...