“HELP!” It’s not a word we use very often. Well, at least that holds true in my life experience. It’s definitely not something ever said in my family, or even amongst my friends. I often wonder if it is because those around me are fine and just don’t need help, or we are all just … Continue reading Today’s 200+ words. Let me start with one – “HELP!”
Hello world. I haven't written here in forever. Not much to say today, but I wanted to share what inspires me, maybe it inspires you. This is a new video I just found featuring Lee Craigie. Mountain bikes, rafting and camping! What else could you ask for? I love the message at the end (starting … Continue reading Adventure Inspiration
Its been a long time since I wrote here. The plan at one point was to attempt to write "200 crappy words a day". It was a great plan, but clearly I got off track. So I am back today, starting this up again. Yep, more of my rambles. So today’s question, when was the … Continue reading 200 More Words – Standing still.
I forget who the novelist is, but when asked how he was able to produce so many books her reply was something along the lines of “just write 200 crappy words a day”. She explained that if you could just do that every day, occasionally you would write 1000 beautiful words. Keep going and eventually … Continue reading 200 Word Days
I owe the world an apology. OK, maybe an apology is the wrong thing. I owe it to the world, and to you, to be real. Though I wrote a blog for part of my trip, I must admit I was really hesitant to do it. Yes, I wanted my friends and family to not … Continue reading Why this trip? 2.0 – Re-entry and real honesty
Somebody ought to write a book... More often than not, this is a phrase that pops into my head about a given topic that I have conjured up. Possibly someone already has, more likely nobody bothered because, let's face it, my pondering at the moment just isn't that profound. But in that instant, in my … Continue reading Somebody ought to write a book : The abyss of being green.
So, the big trip is over. Now I get to go through that weird re-entry phase. Want to watch me freak out? Put me in a huge suburban Safeway with 10 billion options and I freeze like a squirrel caught in the headlights. You know the scene. A squirrel freaking out, trying to decide what to do, … Continue reading Time to start writing
I took a bunch of random short videos along my journey. I posted some to Facebook, but I know some family members have said "no" to succumbing to the dark side and joining that world. So...that said, I strung them all together and am posting here. I'll withhold commentary about these. They are just random … Continue reading Trip videos!
I am in Coyhaique today with a very rare fast internet connection. I figured I would just post some of my favorite pictures. They are not in any particular order but hopefully with give you a better flavor of this adventure.
"This is so beautiful and I am incredibly lucky to be here. Next time in the city, when I'm bemoaning not having a career or money, I must remember this" - Robert Kull, Solitude: Seeking Wisdom in Extremes. A Year Alone in the Patagonia Wilderness Why this trip and what has it felt like? This … Continue reading Why this trip?