I am now testing my ability with skiing, recently backcountry skiing. When I say backcountry, I mean Alaskan backcountry. I am strapping my skis, on a late spring day, to my backpack and climbing lichen splattered rock in ski boots. I am navigating ridge lines that resemble Lord of the Rings Mordor while making […]
Grief has consumed this last month. When sorrow comes into my world, it is like a vicious, crashing waterfall; I drown in desperation. January 27 marked one year since my nephew physically left this world.
Life does not have to be complicated. We are going to fail, piss people off, and burn a bridge or two. We are going to have anxiety that makes us feel inadequate. But in this life, we are going to surprise ourselves, meet new friends, have great adventures, and, hopefully, get a few laughs along […]
Featured in Wildheart Magazine issue 2 The crisp air fills my lungs as I make my way down the quiet trail. Catching the morning sun, my sleepy footsteps echo into the waking forest. As my legs and arms find their rhythm, my body seems to relax. Early fall weather has the leaves showing off their […]