This last weekend was a long awaited opportunity for a real adventure. Fishing and short hikes aside, I got to take a friend on a significant jeep ride. My friend Allen and I spent an afternoon driving up near the ghost town of Hancock, CO. It had been more than five years since I last … More Finally, a real adventure after a long summer of working.
The mountain lifestyle offers up some pretty interesting adventures, the best that living in America has to offer. But reality calls, and employment must continue. I find myself in the role of painting houses for ten hours a day. Its hard work, mentally and physically, but you meet some nice people and have enjoyable conversations. … More Mountain adventures good, mountain employment bad.
The morning of October 3rd marked a day of sadness for me. Though snow can provide one with much happiness and fun, for me it is something less. Being from Texas, where even the coldest months of the year can present residents with a random 70 degree day, I feel bummed by the first snowfall. … More First big snow
The town of Buena Vista suffered a nationally reported tragedy back in 2013 involving a rock slide. My personal connection to the tragedy is not as painful as it still is to many in my town. A wonderful family was devastated that morning as was a school and community. I did not know any of … More Community Adventure