The Key to Life is Balance

The Key to Life is Balance

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Do this, do that, be here, be there.  Life can be demanding and at times hectic.  School, work, sports, friends, family, and…the list of commitments vying for your attention continues.  A picture hanging in my room of an elephant balancing on a beach ball with the caption, “The key to life is balance,” constantly reminds [...]

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Discover Subtle Miracles

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Standing at the base of Niagara falls, I witness the strength and power of more than 3,000 tons of water gushing over the edge every second creating a mist so dense part of the falls becomes invisible.  Seeing it isn’t enough though; I must feel it.  On the Hurricane Deck,  45 degree water relentlessly pummels [...]

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ABC Quick Check

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A, B, C…no I’m not saying the alphabet, I’m preparing for a bike ride.  Performing an ABC Quick Check is an essential pre-ride check:   A = Air   B = Brakes   C = Crank, Chain, Cassette   Quick = Quick Releases   Check = Go for a short spin before the big ride [...]

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Find your Beach

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Spring break = warm sunny beaches…not the white sandy resort beaches with vibrant blue oceans yielding 100 feet visibility though.  Rather, backpacking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon where a beach of any kind is welcomed with open arms. A beach here means sleeping beneath the diamond-lit sky with towering rock ledges hugging the [...]

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Fighting Old Man Winter

Dreaming of warm, radiating sun casting its rays on me as I explore new places.

Blustery winds rip through the trail corridor reddening the exposed skin on my face and causing my gums to ache with every breath of frigid air.  While  rationale thoughts would have told me to stay inside, my drive for adventure says otherwise.  With temperatures in the mid-30s, I buckle my rollerblades and skate into the [...]

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Purpose of Blog

Life is meant to be full of adventures.  Don’t let yours be defined by four walls and a roof.  Look beyond your comfort zone and explore the great outdoors.  Follow  me for ideas and inspiration for your next adventure.

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