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So Penny and I met up with Heidi and her 2 dogs for a walk on the beach. Or actually, I guess it was a walk on the Arctic Ocean itself....

I made it! It was close, I wasn’t sure we were going to be able to land – the fog was so thick we waited more than an hour at Prudhoe...

Had a great day in Seattle yesterday with my friend Chris Stanley, who so kindly drove up from Portland to while away my layover day with me. We spent most of...

Well, the apartment is empty. The storage unit is kinda full. My North Face duffel, affectionately known as Big Bertha, is really, really full. ¬†As is my heart; I’ve made such...

Just gave my notice at work yesterday, which means it’s real. I can’t take it back. Well….maybe I can but I won’t. Already sold several household items, most of my furniture...

  It’s here! My 2018 Milepost arrived and now I can get down to business! So many options and not enough time for all of it. I’m trying to decide now...

Oh how I love to look at maps! I’ve been in love with them since we had the boxes of maps in 5th grade (Thanks Mrs. Knarr!) and the wooden rack...

I seriously may have outdone myself this time. I just agreed to a contract job in Barrow, Alaska. That would be here: Which is really, really, really, really far away.  ...

Ever since I started walking down from the base camp of Mount Everest towards the airstrip at Lukla in 1999, I began to fantasize about the granite spires of Patagonia… I...