Friday, November 20, 2009

This book is awesome! I actually read it 3 times, which I have never done before. It's starts with a parable that clarifies each person's mission in life. I am a symbolism kind of guy!

Monday, November 2, 2009

In case you can't tell, the rock is a complete 90 degree drop off. Yep, and I had a breakfast burrito 1 hour prior...

Friday, June 12, 2009

My last 2 Reads

Books I have recently finished and that I highly recommend:
Alas, Babylon
by Pat Frank
Cold War Fiction
It made me think of scenarios I would never have thought of otherwise, and how to take emergency preparedness to the next step. A bit of a love story mixed with action, mystery and unity in the community. Nothing wrong with a little romance.
by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
A look into the life of a Muslim woman; not a book for a weak stomach. Although I don't believe all of what she teaches is true, she is still an amazing leader. A real eye opener...

Friday, February 27, 2009

Summit of Mount Humphreys

Last year I set off on a treacherous adventure with my 2 companions Jeff Crane and Justin Rohner. After a vigorous climb to the summit of Mount Humphrey's, the highest point in Arizona, at 12633 feet, we breathed the fresh air and soaked in the prideful conquer. It was a beautiful view and a gorgeous day. . We are planning another hike this summer. Bring it on!

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Scout Campout

Up on the Rim passed Forest Lakes.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Pride n Me

We have a bit of Austin in all of us!

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Tuscan Sun

As many of you know, I have been away for quite some time, and because of the country's circumstances where I lived, I was not able to contact any of you. Here is a picture of the Chateau de Ficion where I lived for 1 month as a vineyard trainee. Jauque, my trainer, ended up being the most diffucult man I have ever met, yet has become one of my best friends. I stayed in the upper room next to Jauque's 2 children, Ren and Eva overlooking the valley just down from the vineyard. We woke every morning to the songs of the roosters and spectrums of the sun, while we retired to our rooms by the misty dawn for the night.
My legs have strengthened from the lack of motor transportation we so commonly taken for granted in the Americas, and I have learned to better enjoy the simple splendor of solemn roads that seem to long to cite their history.
As you can see from the picture I was not alone. I spent most of my days walking the meadows, listening to the many variety of birds sing, and experience the Tuscan Dance, along side my "Mistress", Sarita... We were destined to meet, or better yet, our hearts yearned that some distant day our characters would unite in the fire of the sun, or as so many great poets have said, we fell in love. And much to the dismay of the train of destiny, which so relentlessly separates both sides of the land it so frequently sunders, we have not spent but more than minutes apart.
And oh the minutes, but are they not truly hours, days, or even lifetimes away.
Well I must go, for I feel such a greater avocation ahead, yet I cherish every moment as ardently as time permits me.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

My first movie!

There has been much debate on the subject of Quigley being played by Tom Seleck.  It wasn't Tom, although he did try out for the part.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

The Africa Trip

While seeing a man about a horse I came across a friendly beast. It was such a beautiful day and luckily the lions were not very hungry, although the guide said it was because of my ugly life preserver. It's a jacket by the way!

Andes Mountains

This was my Andes Mountain Trip. Just Last week... We ran out of food after hiking up 1000 feet, and suddenly came to this giant goat. Although it looks like a horse. We did not want for food after that...

Saturday, December 29, 2007

This is my blog

This was my exciting Kayak Trip up at the Gila River. Yep it was coooooold!