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The road to…

Have you ever listened to someone talk and before they were done you felt mentally drained? Yesterday I listened as a young guy shared with me his "side hustle." He spoke with passion and fervor. I could barely keep up. By the time he was done, I wasn't sure he knew which "side" he was … Continue reading The road to…

It’s only rain…

Have you ever found yourself with someone who constantly complains? Never satisfied with the moment. Always griping. You know the type. I usually find myself wanting to walk away as quick as I can before they begin their journey down the complaint causeway. At times I'll even avoid a constant complainer stealthfully hiding in the … Continue reading It’s only rain…

The more I do this, the more I love what I do.

As the sun broke through the clouds during a break in the rain it lit up the trail ahead of me gifting me with a serene view. It was a busy weekend and I needed some time alone to clear my head and prepare for an upcoming trip in the backcountry with our next group … Continue reading The more I do this, the more I love what I do.

#CLX2019 – The “C” is for Connecting in Community

After a great weekend of hiking and teaching knot tying skills as well as the essential items to carry when hiking and backpacking, I find myself thinking about community. In today's culture community has taken on various forms. Social media for many people has replaced real-life community interaction. And while social media can be a … Continue reading #CLX2019 – The “C” is for Connecting in Community