Posts in Journey
My Camera was Home to an Ant Farm

I pick up my camera and feel a little something on my hand. Strange. I look down, and in the dim light, I see a couple of black specks. So I head to the bathroom, flip on the light, put my camera over the white porcelain sink and brush the side of it with my left hand. A couple dozen black specks appear against the whiteness below, and they're moving.

Unsure of exactly what I'm seeing, I have a look at the open charging port on the camera, and tiny ants are flowing out. My camera has turned into an ant farm.

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A Time For Reflection

Every year around this time, I spend some time reflecting on the year gone by.

What really happened in the past 12 months? What went really well, and what could have been better? What did I accomplish, and what did I learn? At first glance, it may seem simple, but I spend hours and hours going through it all to really develop the picture.

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What Advice Would You Give Your 33 Year Old Self?

I recently came back from a backcountry hike in British Columbia, and a curious thing happens when you get away from mobile phone coverage...

We tend to go deeper.

Deeper thoughts.  Deeper questions.  Deeper conversation.

There were five of us on the 4-day trip, and everyone else was a generation older than I was.  After dinner one evening, I posed a question:

If you could, what advice would you give your 33 year old self?

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Hiking in a Dress to the Top of the World (BC)

For the third year in a row I picked a challenge, grabbed a school girl dress, and brought along a few others to join me in some Do It in a Dress fun.  For this year, five of us headed to Top of the World Park in beautiful British Columbia, all of whom are seasoned backcountry hikers.  This made my job pretty easy to be honest.  Even the dog "Rosco" carried his own backpack.

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The World Domination Summit and the Un-Photowalk

Earlier this month I attended my third World Domination Summit in sunny Portland, Oregon.  Yeah, I said sunny.  I've spent about a month there over the past three years, and I think it's only rained once or twice.

But really, you're probably thinking... what's this World Domination Summit thing?

Well I have a couple of ways to answer that for you:

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