Flathead Lake Circumnavigation | Day 4
25 Jul 2019
Day 4 | Goose Island - Grinde Bay | 30 Miles
Ominous feelings settle in like a fog. The vast expanse of open water beckons to the south. Anger brews in the Salish Range; streaks of lightening curl across the eastern sky. Nervous, my hands move slow at their morning…
Flathead Lake Circumnavigation | Day 3
24 Jul 2019
Doesn’t get much better.
Day 3 | Wayfarer’s State Park - Goose Island | 19 Miles
There is a special kind of silence before the sun makes its move toward the horizon. This time is best. Feathered friends break the silence. Their call permission to move. Stiffer than yesterday but…
Flathead Lake Circumnavigation | Day 2
23 Jul 2019
Day 2 | Bare-Belly Island - Wayfarer’s State Park | 26 Miles
My eyes remained closed in the early morning hours, shutoff from the world. Neighboring birds held conversations. Crows, eagles, magpies and other small birds chatting. Opening my eyes and gazing north, a moody blanket of clouds lay hovering…
Flathead Lake Circumnavigation | Day 1
19 Jul 2019
East Bay glowing in the mid-day light.
Day 1 | Grinde Bay to Bare-Belly Island | 18 miles
The gentle sound of water moving over rock brought my attention away from the dark silhouette of the Mission Mountains. Between those dark sentinels lay a vast body of water, the largest…
Chile | Experiencing the Place
11 Apr 2019
Tagua Tagua Lake in a mood.
The sun had just risen beneath a low ceiling of clouds. The whole city of Peurto Varas was caste in a bronze hue. It would have been wonderful to capture the moment. All I had in my pocket was a room key, no worries.…
Chile | Taking Off
04 Apr 2019
Tossing my bag onto the black rubber-wheeled conveyor, I dug into pockets and fed the stewardess my credentials. A hardened stare made contact with a smile. The stewardess promptly reinforced the notion that I had made a rookie mistake; checked bags for international flights needed to be checked in no…
My Photography | Application(s)
20 Feb 2019
One of my favorite sunrises while bike touring across the country.
My Photography | Applications
Last week I discussed my current camera gear and photography equipment ethos. This week I’ll delve briefly into some of the applications (Apps) I use to help me process, organize ,and plan my images. Similar…
My Photography | Gear
13 Feb 2019
The word gear has almost become a dirty word in my vocabulary. Like money, we often have a hard time delineating how much is enough. The search for more gear can turn into an obsession. I thought the best gear meant that I would quickly be multiples better at…
nutrition | n(y)o͞oˈtriSH(ə)n |
30 Jan 2019
|the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth
I’m not a doctor. Though I reference some who are, I trust that you will remain responsible for your own actions, and that you will do your own research before diving into any of the…
consistency | kənˈsistənsē |
22 Jan 2019
|the achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time.
I’m not a doctor. Though I reference some who are, I trust that you will remain responsible for your own actions, and that you will do your own research before diving into any…