Rafting The Roaring Fork River In Colorado

The raft shot up the wall of a wave four feet high just 30 feet after leaving shore with the five seemingly drunk clients flailing paddles into last night’s snow Continue Reading →

The Best Shower I’ve Ever Had

As Sean Connery once said, “There can be only one.”  Sure, he was talking about immortals battling through time to find out which of them would earn the prize of Continue Reading →

The Cozy, Welcoming Side Of Wenatchee

I’ve lived in the Puget Sound my entire life.  As thus, I have stereotypes of many places around the state of Washington.  Forks is wet.  Sequim is full of old Continue Reading →

The North Fork Brewery, Pizzeria, Beer Shrine and Wedding Chapel

We didn’t fit in last night because we weren’t trying to.  Everyone around us looked local and, dressed in our synthetic hiker/climber gear, we were decidedly not.  This was my Continue Reading →

An Island In Creation – Visiting The Lava Flows Of Hawai’i With KapohoKine Adventures

LAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVALAVA I could say it all day long!  LAVA is just, pardon the pun, cool to me.  It’s the earth in action in a way that doesn’t, immediately, knock down Continue Reading →

Why Are Your Ceilings So High? – Vintage Shipman House B&B In Hilo, Hawai’i

I obviously had a mainlanders mentality when I first observed the towering, colonial styled ceilings in the spacious, historic Shipman House B&B Inn.  I couldn’t help but keep thinking, “Isn’t Continue Reading →