Category: Livin the dream

March 30, 2018 / / Livin the dream

“Sorry about being a moody, irritable, asshole this afternoon” I say sheepishly to Kate as she leans against the kitchen counter.  What I don’t say,…

October 25, 2017 / / East Africa
September 18, 2017 / / Livin the dream

It seems I have acquired a large amount of debt. . .

February 27, 2017 / / Alpine Notes

Jackson Hole Mountain Guides’ office is in a strip mall at the south end of town. The facade and interior are not classically strip mall-esque,…

June 10, 2016 / / Livin the dream

My WordPress Dashboard tells me that the previous post The Reason (part III) was my 100th.  Thank you to all who have continued to click…

March 24, 2016 / / Climbing
February 23, 2016 / / Climbing

“Man that line is awesome” I say to no one in particular.  Of the king lines we have seen this one has by far drawn…

December 7, 2015 / / Family
September 28, 2015 / / Alpine Notes

They are the best of times, they are the worst of times, they are places of wisdom, they are places of foolishness, they are places…

August 25, 2015 / / Alpine Notes

Doubt, fear’s twin brother, confidently raised it’s beastly head today. It came as I stared upward at the imposing chimneys. It was there again as…

May 17, 2015 / / India

The day started much like the previous ones in India, with us cooking on a porch and rain falling from the sky.  This morning we…

May 17, 2015 / / Alpine Notes

Cassiopeia and Ursa Major make their slow, daily rotation around the hulking 6,611 meter shoulder of the Nanda Devi satellite peak, Nanda Khat (the bed…

May 17, 2015 / / Alpine Notes

Above me white puffs of cloud swirl in and out of blue skies.  They coalesce out of nothingness, dance and paint the blue sky canvas…

May 17, 2015 / / Alpine Notes

Isn’t actually a road at all, at least in the direction from which we are approaching.  Initially it is a wide expanse of white snow,…

December 26, 2014 / / Livin the dream