My wife and I were driving from Lake Louise to Jasper and wanted to get out for a short hike. This made a good choice, as it was scenic enough to please me and easy enough to please her. I found myself wanting to get closer to those peaks and wanting to explore the ridges to the west, but there wasn't time. Maybe if I were alone.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."