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Rivers and Bears

“The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.” Theodore Roosevelt On a recent trip to Alaska’s Katmai National Park the opportunities for brown bear observation and intimate encounters was truly epic.  There … Continue reading

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How Disconnecting = A Total Reconnect

It’s always amazing to me how sometimes your initial assessment of a situation can in reality be the polar opposite. It didn’t take long after returning home from Southern Alaska before I realized that my relief at “disconnecting” from the … Continue reading

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The Value of Listening to Your Instincts

After spending so much time on the water it’s become second nature to see things and feel things in an almost hyper sensitive state of awareness while I’m out there.  I use a small Naish SUP board and conditions change … Continue reading

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Chance Encounters

Some of my fondest memories are those that came to be strictly by chance.  Whether it be in everyday life walking down the street, spending time on the water, or traveling, I’ve had the very best of luck bumping into … Continue reading

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Calm Before The Storm

I travel back to the Grand Tetons National park every year atleast once, and have been calling it my second home for more years than I can count.  I had never even heard of the park the first time I … Continue reading

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The Gentle Giant

Looking back, I’ve likely taken close to 2,000 photos of elephants. It all started with a life changing volunteer trip to the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand several years ago. It was a bit of a spur of … Continue reading

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Whale Tale

The lack of either trade winds or a south swell created the perfect water conditions for me to hop on my paddleboard and venture out into the channel in search of some social humpbacks up for a play date. I often … Continue reading

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