The sign maker

Spagna, Ana Maria
April 2011
High Country News;4/18/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p26
An essay is presented on the memories of Phil Garfoot, a trail crew who used to make signposts in Stehekin River Valley, Washington. It explores the author's experience of having worked for Garfoot in which she has learnt the significance of signs in one's life. It highlights Garfoot's influence on the author's perception about the need to heed the signs in life.


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