Travel

Fishing Craig, AK

Fishing Craig, AK

"What a beautiful day!"

An older man dressed in head to toe Helly Hansen rain gear and xtra tuffs, the unofficial uniform for southeast Alaska, said with a smile as we passed on the dock.  It was pouring rain, and it wasn’t meant to be ironic.  I smiled.  “Sure is.”  There was no wind today, and a day without wind is a nice day when you're out on the water.

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Nome

Nome

It felt so good to be back in Alaska.  Theres something recharging about where you grew up.  For me, I usually find that rejuvenation in the forest or on the rocky beaches of the northwest, but even being in the frozen landscape of Nome, AK was energizing.

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Fair Isle Brewing

Fair Isle Brewing

A while back I helped my buddy, and fellow photographer, Andrew, with some images for marketing an upcoming brewery project he has in the works.  We spent the day out on the olympic peninsula playing in the waves and drinking beer.

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Nepal

Nepal

I can't believe it's been a year already since Drew and I were in Nepal.  As memories often do, it feels like it was in another lifetime, but also, not so long ago.  It's amazing how just one week of time can have such a large impact on your memory.  I think back to this trip on a regular basis.
One day we would find ourselves haggling over scarves in Thamel and the next day we would find ourselves in the belly of the UN building conducting interviews on Nepal's slow reconstruction after the earthquake one year earlier.  What a complicated subject. What a complicated place.

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Edible Seattle - Crab Fishing

Edible Seattle - Crab Fishing

Recently, writer Megan Hill and I took a road trip down to Long Beach, Washington.  We met with Carol, David and Phill and went on a crab catching adventure for Edible Seattle.  It was a great time of sitting in the sun, having some drinks, and at the end of the day, feasting on the days catch of Dungeness Crab.  
Before this trip, I had no idea that casting for crabs was even a thing.  Thanks for the education, and the good times!

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Ryan's Bachelor Party

Ryan's Bachelor Party

It's not always work.  I grabbed a couple of my closest friends, some canoes, and a bunch of snacks and we headed to Diablo Lake for a multi day bachelor party / canoe trip.  Despite the howling winds, whitecaps, and pouring rain, we had a fun-filled couple days.  Ultimately, the weather would let up on the last day and we'd have a sunny end to our trip.

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