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a couple of years ago

An accidental backcountry lesson

My entire life I’ve been an inbounds skier, but always wanted to get into the backcountry.  Growing up I’ve watched all kinds of ski movies from Warren Miller to Teton Gravity Research to big screen documentaries like First Descent.  Backcountry is a term commonly used for anything “out-of-bounds” from the ski resort.  I’ve always been […]

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a couple of years ago

Indigo Dyeing in Portland

I lived in Portland over the summer of 2017 and was looking for ways to meet people and experience something unique when I stumbled across AirBnB’s brand new concept – the AirBnB Experience.  I’d been staying in quite a few AirBnBs and while playing around on the site I activated the Experience feature and sifted […]

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a couple of years ago

My Worst Flight

I settled into my seat on the last leg of my journey back from a summer teaching English in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I wasn’t too tired as I’d spent a few days in Istanbul slept for a few hours on my previous flight. I was now 2.5 hours from my soft bed in […]

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a couple of years ago

A Weekend in South Lake Tahoe

In January of this year I embarked on a cross-country road trip, one that took me from San Francisco to New York City.  I loved every moment of the drive and of encountering our beautiful country from behind the wheel of my little Honda HRV.  I decided to go a bit out of my way […]

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