Raising our daughter outdoors with a growth mindset. “Growth Mindset” – helps children become better learners, become more persistent, and more intelligent and resilient overall!
Teachers don’t make money, so I need to make every penny count for my family. With my Amazon Visa I save money on everyday purchases to enjoy my vacations.
From handhelds to hand holds, from being dangerously exposed to overexposure, good climbing photography sometimes means letting it all hang out. But there are a few pointers that can help you reach that top shot.
Another Jack Ass in the road. Bad weather meant canceling a rock climbing trip to Red Rocks, so we decided to visit Oatman, a local “Ghost Town.” I have to admit, for a Ghost Town, the place was packed. I made the best of the place, but I doubt I’ll return to this tourist trap anytime soon.
With cheap airlines tickets available from Air Asia, my wife and I decided to visit Malaysia and explore some of its’ climbing opportunities. Because of time, we based ourselves in Kuala Lumpur and focus on Batu Cave and Bukit Takun which offer some fantastic sport climbing on spectacular limestone. As you know, my wife […]
I like to keep my photography gear simple. Here’s the basic gear I use for taking some of the shots you see.
With and Ernita overseas, and my local climbing partner flaking out on me lately, I’ve had to burn my energy by doing some local hikes. To be honest, it’s helped with my goal of losing close to 25 pounds. (Trying to be between 180 to 190 pounds) Of course, I’ve always enjoyed hiking, but I have […]
Spring break, 48 hours in Paris and 3 days of climbing and Cheese tasting in Gorge du Tarne near Millau and Roquefort France.
A couple of weeks back, my two climbing partners, Marcel and Johanes, took me to a couple of cliffs they found near the the observatory on the summit of the Sly Resort Mountain. Who would have guessed that just 30 minutes from the center of Ulaanbaatar , we’d find an observatory, some nice hiking trails, […]
Mongolia, Mongolia, Mongolia. It didn’t take long for Ernita, the dogs, and I to visit Terelj National Park. Let’s face it, we’re climbers and we need to know what the climbing is like. Our first week was mostly school stuff that all new teachers have to deal with. Bank accounts, visas, housing, and learning our […]