Stories of half a dozen times I’ve been close enough to spit on Russia, without ever actually setting foot on Russian soil. Includes walking, biking and driving up to the border and peeking across.
a description recent life changes and of some of my favorite secret hiding places in Deschutes National Forest. Disclaimer…there is NO SUCH road as 7713…I don’t really want you to find it. Go find your own special place and cherish it!
A night of star gazing and contemplation, fostered by the solitude of the desert. Thoughts of friends, family and other deserts around the world. A virtual travel from El Norte to Patagonia, the Kalahari, Namib, and Central Asian deserts.
A tour of Bend, Oregon with a fictional British Boy who sent himself via the mail from Sellincourt Primary school in London, England. We’re documenting his trip for his classmates back home, so that they AND YOU can learn about our city.
A mirage in the desert than turned out to be real. The standout highlight of a 90 mile hike through the hot, dry, California desert in July of 2021.
A one day documentary of what I though was a bad day, but later gained a new perspective on dealing with unpleasantness in life. Animal scat as a metaphor for life’s challenges. Comparing what a bad day might look like in different locations, and thoughts on how to change your perspective on it.
A story of a 90 mile hike on the PCT near the Mexican border north to Warner Springs. Notes on the culture of the trail and stories of interesting people met on the trail, as well as a description of the hike.
A parting note to my Spring 2021 Physical Geography students who took an in-person class during Covid. Application of concepts learned in class that mirror advice for dealing with the struggles of life and lessons for their future
Sometimes the story is the destination that you are traveling to. Other times, the story is in the journey getting you to the destination. This is one of those stories about the journey just to get somewhere. On my first day after landing in my stopover city of Sydney, Nova Scotia I was walking aroundContinue reading “A Funny thing happened on the way to Newfoundland”
An account of a trip to the western side of the island of Newfoundland, with stops at Gros Morne NP , Blow-Me-Down Provincial Park, and L’anse Aux Meadows Norse Colony.