Yosemite: Picture Blog

  Northeast Yosemite National Park, California Gratitude and sense of accomplishment can best sum up my recent Yosemite trip. I spent eight days living in the wilderness with my co-workers. At no company other than Clif Bar can I imagine agreeing to do that. What an amazing experience and amazing company… both my fellow hiking companions … More Yosemite: Picture Blog

Ecuador: Picture Blog

Ecuador was a fantastic way to kick off a new year, filled with crazy activities and amazingly fun people to share the experiences with.  A few of the things I’ll remember… White water rafting Hiking Making our own rosé wine (by mixing two bad wines to make one ok wine.  Don’t judge) Canyoneering down waterfalls … More Ecuador: Picture Blog


San Francisco, California With my sabbatical wrapping up, I’ve been reflecting a lot on the last eight months, and I’m overwhelmed with gratitude.  Gratitude for all the amazing experiences I’ve had.  Gratitude for all the incredible sights I’ve seen.  Gratitude for all the delicious food I’ve sampled.  Gratitude for fulfilling a dream of volunteering with … More Gratitude

Road Trip up the PCH: Part 3 (The North Coast)

Lost Coast, California While exploring California’s North Coast, I learned that there’s definitely a line where the “sexy, rugged mountain man” look turns into a “scary, recluse, I’m going to kidnap you” look.  And that line is crossed somewhere between Mendocino and the Lost Coast. Mendocino is an adorable town with a slow, relaxed pace … More Road Trip up the PCH: Part 3 (The North Coast)