Category Archives: Life


Ode to the Opening Band

This is an ode to the opening bands that give everything they have to their 25 minute set, because they give a damn. Thank you Opening Band.

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What Denali Taught Me About Solitude, Intuition, and Complaining

For some, Denali National Park is seen as Alaska’s greatest tourist trap. For me, a backpacking trip in the wilderness provided some important insight.

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I Don’t Know a Lot of Things

After a lot of thought, I’ve realized that there’s a lot that I don’t know. Maybe you’ve felt the same way. I’m not great at juggling either….

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I’m Driving to Alaska Tomorrow

Tomorrow, I’ll find myself in a place that I’ve been dreaming of for the better part of two years. I’ll be on the Alaska Highway. Frankly, I’m terrified.

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7 Lessons Learned From 6 Months Living In a Van

Living in a van for the past 6 months has taught me some things. What I’ve learned has so little to do with the van and and so much to do with life.

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Do You Work at Your Job?

Believe it or not, you work and your job are different. But you can do them at the same time if you choose to. Are you doing work at your job?

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Your Camera Doesn’t Take Pictures

I love camera gear as much as the next guy. But if you think the camera is the one taking the pictures, you’re doing it wrong.

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Grab a Towel

When a storm rolls through our lives, it’s easy to point fingers. We tend to spend time blaming, when what we really need is a towel.

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De-Funk the Defunct

Everybody gets into a funk every once in a while. What people don’t immediately realize is that your funk is not forever. Here’s how to de-funk:

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