Zion Canyons

Canyon walls wind and ascend with every footstep. Look up, a glimmer of light seeps through the crack in the sky.  Few eyes get the chance to scan these walls. A special aura flows through these small slots. Pink swirling dust floats by filling our souls and beckoning us to return again and again. If you …

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Spring into adventure

Crisp air licks my skin. Smells of melting snow and wet dirt permeates fill my lungs. It's so nice to be able to get out and enjoy early spring weather. I have been anxiously waiting spring. The warm weather gets me excited. I don't know about you but when winter is particularly long or cold I …

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Winter Adventures

Hey friends! I know I haven't posted in a long while. I have been busy with the holidays and other adventures. The frigid weather hasn't kept me down. After losing all my insulation this year, I am always cold. Last January I wore a 3XL shirt and a 54" waist. For christmas I purchased 8 new L T-shirts, …

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Determination: the key to success

I had an unexpected exchange with a stranger today. All of us inspire others to do great things most the time we don't even know it. I was donating plasma today minding my own business when one of the employees started talking about me. I overheard her say while pointing at me. "That guy is …

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Work hard and find joy

Since my last post I have continued to be active. Earlier this year I decided start a routine of good morning habits. Wake up early Exercise (even if only for a few minutes) Read Meditate. While doing this I noticed I am happier and productive throughout the day. I get a lot more done in the mornings …

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There are angels among us…

Appalachian Trial Statistics Total milage = 403 Days on the AT: 38 Zero Days taken: 2 Daily average milage: 10.6 Current Location  = in transit via AmTrack to Washington DC Trains move fast... After walking 400 miles and spending just over a month on foot - riding in a car or on a train feels …

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