While my friends Beth and Rick were in town over the Christmas holidays, we spent some time chatting about travel (as we are wont to do). Both Beth and Rick have been on some pretty fantastic adventures over the past year (for example, read about their awesome but separate trips to Ireland here, and here1), […]Read more "On The Topic Of Wanderlust"
It’s hard to believe but it has been roughly 2 years since I last set foot in Hawaii. Given my recent bout of wanderlust, you’ll understand that this has been preoccupying my mind of late. Yesterday, January 22nd, would have been the two year anniversary of the day that my face was introduced to the […]Read more "Bad-Ass"
So apparently I really like jumping out of perfectly good planes1. That’s right folks, today marked the second time in my 36-point-something years in which I hurtled myself towards the earth from a height in excess of 12000 feet, with only fabric preventing me from plummeting to a very flat end. And as was the […]Read more "The First Step Is A Big One"
I’m stoked. Tomorrow I’ll be jumping in the car early in the morning with Rick, his mom, and his siblings for yet another adventure. Which adventure is this? Only Skydiving Part II: Flight of the Nerdlies. In this version, Rick and I shall be playing the part of the Nerdlies1. For Rick’s mom and siblings, this will […]Read more "As If Getting My Nerd On Weren’t Enough For One Week"
Several months ago I posted a couple of previews for movies directed by Sebastian Montaz-Rosset. These included the documentaries I believe I can Fly: Flight of the Frenchies, and One Step Beyond. To say that I found both movies inspiring would be an understatement. To be honest, they both gave me a list of things that I want […]Read more "Flight Of The Nerdlies"
Well, after a most incredible 4 day adventure in Calgary with Rick, I am home. And holy crapshite my everything hurts – a lot – and in the best kind of way. You see, all of this hurt just reminds me of how good the weekend was, and how lucky I am to have someone […]Read more "My Everything Hurts And I Couldn’t Be Happier"
January is just full of anniversaries. First I had my Job-iversary; a day to celebrate the successful completion of one full year as an Ass. Prof. This was followed by Dan and Rick‘s Trip-iversary, which celebrated the day 1 year ago when we boarded a plane and made our way to a most awesome adventure […]Read more "The Day My Face Exploded With Awesome"