Category Archive: travel

Nepal Part 4 – The First Real Day of Walking

Nepal Part 4 – The First Real Day of Walking

Every single thing you’ll ever read about the shoes or boots that you take hiking will tell you that they should be well broken in …

 

Shambhala Mountain Center

Shambhala Mountain Center

A few weeks ago, Dara and I drove up to the Shambhala Mountain Center (SMC) outside of Fort Collins. We’d been meaning to go for …

 

Annapurna Circuit Packing List

Annapurna Circuit Packing List

Before leaving for the trip I had some trouble finding good information about what was actually necessary for this trek. The packing lists really varied, …

 

November Afternoon in Seattle

November Afternoon in Seattle

I once had this idea that business trips were like little vacations. You’d fly off to some place exotic, attend a meeting or two (about …