The real world. It’s a rat race. People pit against people to be the fastest, most efficient, and most workaholic workers on the face of the planet. It happens inside those steel trees called office buildings under the watchful eyes of the creme de la creme of busyness and haste who go by the name … More Pause.
October 10, 2010. The famed 10.10.10. I awoke to the sound of my alarm. It was still dark outside but most of us were already up. I got up with quite a struggle. My body still bore the muscle pains of hiking the other day. It was hard to move my knees and my ankles. … More Water: The Two Whites
Most planned trips have this rule: Expect the unexpected no matter how precise the trip was planned. A slight delay with the flight could mean the cancellation or postponement of an important business meeting. Several minutes delay could destroy the day altogether. Our itinerary for the Sabbath of our trip was a short hike up … More Earth: The Mountain Trial
October 8, 2010. Dawn came. I was awake the moment my alarm went off at 4:30 in the morning. People were still singing so I figured my companions might still be struggling from lack of sleep. I plugged my ears again and set my clock at 5:00 AM. By the time the alarm started, I … More Air: The Wind Rush
I have been cooped up in the city all my life. So if there are times when an escape from the city life is possible, I instantly grab the opportunity without question. I welcome that change of environment with open arms. Yet for all those times I have travelled, I take shame to admit that … More First Flight: Prelude to Adventure