My Path to Resilience

Prior to starting our travels, I knew that I needed to figure “my stuff ” out. Emotionally, I struggled like everyone does from time to time but I couldn’t seem to find any lasting solutions to my struggles. I was reading emotional intelligence books, journaling, meditating, exercising, and generally trying to calm my spirit down. … More My Path to Resilience

3 Months in Montana

Spring is starting to arrive just as we head out of Montana. The newborn calves are still too small and frail to follow their mom’s around the pasture. So they congregate in nurseries while their older relatives graze on the fresh short grass. They are a sign that it will eventually warm and green up … More 3 Months in Montana

Maui, Hawaii

Looking back on all the places we traveled in 2016, Maui stands out as one of two locations where I felt like we were on vacation. I’m attributing that feeling to the laid back atmosphere of Maui, lack of any climbing objective or agenda, and overall fatigue from two-months of travel in 3rd world countries. … More Maui, Hawaii