Well, I did it. After a two month intensive training period, I “ran” and completed a 50-mile ultra marathon. “Ran” is in quotes because I spent a fair amount of time walking and probably had more in my tank when I finished than I actually would have liked. But, I finished and am ready for the … More Done! … and next?
About a month ago, I started training in earnest to run a 50-mile ultramarathon. It was something that I had on my bucket list but I kept putting it off. This summer, I lost some weight as I switched to a fat-adapted diet. One of my brothers also completed his first full Ironman which is … More Catching Up with Myself
When I first heard about The Cooking Project, I knew it was something that I wanted to be involved in. The Cooking Project focuses on teaching youth how to cook delicious, inexpensive food from a diversity of cultural traditions. Oftentimes the youth are at risk or are experiencing homelessness so the organisers try to be sensitive … More Food for People
March 6, 2012 After finishing another book, I slip on my canvas shoes and go for a run around our little track. 60 degrees and sunny. Unseasonably warm for early March. Through the steady rhythm of my feet and the susurrating air against my ears, I’m transported away from the confines of this oval track … More The Starlings
February 22, 2016 As per usual, I find myself awake in the hollow darkness of night. But this time I’m not startled from a dream but from the zip of ripstop sliding over Cordura. Someone’s stealing the surfboards! I slip out of bed naked and drop down into a crouch on the floor of the … More Ojo de Liebre Moon
A couple of years ago, one of our deckhands brought a hand salve on board that her mother was making through a her company called Tundra Love. She had infused the salve with plants that she had collected in the tundra and which she had chosen for their antiseptic and analgesic properties. If fishing … More Tundra Love! – for working hands
Hey Folks, I’m back from Standing Rock and wanted to share a bit of news and impressions from the the front line. I hesitate to put all this down as my perspective is strictly mine and I want to be clear that I’m speaking for myself and from my point of view. I’m not indigenous … More Back From Standing Rock
A little less than two years ago, I gave a talk hosted by Kahn Arts and facilitated by Real Food Real Stories. The experience transformed both me and my business as my community grew through how people resonated with the stories told of life at sea and adventures on the road. Strong community bonds grew … More Real Food Real Stories Crowdrise!
Jump ahead to Donations Page Through my experience of being in prison in the Dakotas. I got to witness first hand the inner-workings of what can only be called Genocide. Now, four years after my release, I’m being called back to the Dakotas to stand in solidarity with the indigenous people that I was imprisoned … More Standing Rock Fundraiser
(donate here) In 2011, I was stopped in South Dakota with 52 lbs of marijuana in my car. I was facing two class three felonies each with a maximum of 15 years. I spent a year in and out of court and a total of four months incarcerated in jail… and then prison. I … More Why I’m Standing with Standing Rock